03/17/2014 - 10:44am

The legislature is mulling a bill that would alter the structure of Florida’s Board of Pharmacy, raising from one to three the number of seats for pharmacists representing both smaller and larger pharmacies, according to the Associated Press.

03/17/2014 - 10:39am

An educational briefing, “Widespread Nutrient Shortfalls: A Public Health Crisis?” was held for Capitol Hill staffers Friday by the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus, in cooperation with the leading trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry — the American Herbal Products Association, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the Natural Products Association and the United Natural Products Alliance.

03/17/2014 - 10:03am

Pierre Fabre Dermatologies announced that it received authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to market the pediatric drug Hemangeol (propranolol hydrochloride).

03/17/2014 - 9:59am

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday joined Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine in leading an effort to persuade the largest pharmacy chains in the United States to stop selling tobacco products.

03/17/2014 - 8:48am

Abbott voluntarily recalled the FreeStyle Blood Glucose Meter and the FreeStyle Flash Blood Glucose Meter, neither of which have been in production since 2010.

03/17/2014 - 8:19am

A recent audience-research study conducted by Nielsen found that among Cardinal Health's digital advertising network for retail pharmacies, called Pharmacy Health Network, half of viewers surveyed (49%) indicated that they felt encouraged to discuss a product or brand they had seen on Pharmacy Health Network with their pharmacist, and 48% indicated that after seeing ads on Pharmacy Health Network, they felt motivated to discuss those products or brands with their physicians.

03/14/2014 - 2:05pm

The American Pharmacists Association has announced the selection of the 2014 Awards and Honors Program recipients.

03/14/2014 - 12:42pm

McKesson Specialty Health has announced that its Reimbursement, Access and Safety Services Solution Center in Scottsdale, Ariz., was certified as a Center of Excellence for the fifth consecutive year by BenchmarkPortal.

03/14/2014 - 12:25pm

Demonstrating pharmacists’ increasingly important role in the delivery of healthcare services, more than 400 community pharmacists, pharmacy executives, pharmacy students and other pharmacy advocates from 40 states participated in the 6th Annual NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill this week.