01/03/2014 - 2:03pm

Regional chain Kinney Drugs is the latest to offer prescriptions at no upfront cost to some customers who have enrolled in Obamacare, according to published reports.

01/03/2014 - 1:53pm

Serious discussion about the possibility of officially granting healthcare provider status to pharmacists is among the achievements that a pharmacy professional group cited as it welcomed the new year.

01/03/2014 - 1:08pm

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has launched an authorized generic version of a drug used to treat overactive bladder, the company said Friday.

01/03/2014 - 12:36pm

Salix Pharmaceuticals has completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of Santarus, Salix said.

01/03/2014 - 8:02am

The Consumer Electronics Association on Thursday forecast that the evolution of U.S. healthcare will result in a more than 142% increase over the next five years in personal health-and-wellness product sales and software and service revenues.

01/02/2014 - 3:10pm

A new mobile app-driven social network devoted to medical marijuana has attracted $150,000 in seed money from an investment group.

01/02/2014 - 2:24pm

The Kroger Co. has joined the list of retailers offering supplies of prescription drugs at no upfront cost to customers who have enrolled in the health insurance marketplaces, but have yet to receive an identification number.

01/02/2014 - 1:10pm

Among patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease, a daily dosage of 2,000 IUs of vitamin E, compared to placebo, was effective in slowing functional decline and in reducing caregiver time in assisting patients, according to a study that appeared in the Jan. 1 issue of JAMA.

01/02/2014 - 12:52pm

The number of new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration fell by more than 30% in 2013 compared with 2012, according to agency records.