10/16/2013 - 2:18pm

Medicare beneficiaries' use of medications — both effective and risky — varies widely across different regions of the United States, according to a new report.

10/16/2013 - 1:21pm

Children in the United States miss more than 38 million days of school due to the flu, and in response, one organization is promoting flu vaccination for entire families.

10/16/2013 - 12:47pm

Lansinoh Laboratories is expanding its product offering with six new items for mass outlets in 2014, which are being introduced this week at the ABC Kids Expo, the company announced Wednesday.

10/16/2013 - 11:58am

Deloitte plans to launch a data-mining system next month that it said would provide life-sciences organizations more access to the "front lines" of patient care and help them develop more personalized medicines based on clinical data more quickly and at a lower cost than before.

10/16/2013 - 10:26am

CVS Caremark has announced that the first MinuteClinic locations in Northern California and the Bay Area have now opened inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.

10/16/2013 - 10:25am

Patients taking a drug used for weight loss were able to reduce their chances of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

10/16/2013 - 9:41am

Heel on Tuesday announced the launch of the Reboost product line, which includes four of the company’s homeopathic cold, cough and flu products.

10/15/2013 - 4:45pm

An increase of 1% in prescribed drug use decreases Medicare spending on other medical services by 5%, according to statements made Tuesday at a specialty pharmacy conference by a former chief of staff for the Obama administration.

10/15/2013 - 3:09pm

Calling it a "looming threat," the National Council on Patient Information and Education released a 10-step plan to draw attention to the problem of poor medication adherence among elderly people with multiple chronic conditions.