06/07/2013 - 10:56am

Head lice have long been the scourge of schoolchildren and their families. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 6 million to 12 million lice infestations occur each year among children ages 3 to 11 years.

06/07/2013 - 10:17am

Actavis is hoping to become the first to market generic versions of a contraceptive and a sedative, the drug maker said.

06/06/2013 - 1:48pm

Mirixa Corp. will integrate its web-based medication therapy management platform with PDX's pharmacy-automation system, under a deal between the two companies.

06/06/2013 - 1:35pm

Supermarket operator Ahold USA has completed rolling out prescription-savings cards at the chains it operates with the introduction of the cards in Giant Food Stores.

06/06/2013 - 12:01pm

A healthcare products distribution trade group has given drug maker Upsher-Smith Labs one of its top awards, Upsher-Smith said.

06/06/2013 - 10:51am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Celgene for treating a type of cancer.

06/05/2013 - 3:10pm

Washington-based healthcare accrediting organization URAC has given its stamp of approval to the specialty pharmacy operated by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics, Prime said.

06/05/2013 - 2:31pm

The Illinois Lottery will use the net proceeds from a new game to promote HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support, the agency said Wednesday.

06/05/2013 - 1:16pm

South Korean drug maker Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co. and U.S. partner Amneal Pharmaceuticals have made an agreement in federal court concerning a generic heartburn drug.