05/17/2013 - 11:31am

A Food and Drug Administration panel will consider whether to recommend approval for an experimental painkiller in July, the drug's developer said Friday.

05/17/2013 - 10:34am

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating cholesterol, the company said.

05/16/2013 - 4:02pm

The Senate voted overwhelmingly to confirm a former Virginia Health and Human Services secretary as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

05/16/2013 - 1:35pm

The makers of a pill bottle that uses wireless technology to keep patients adherent won the grand prize at a recent healthcare innovation contest.

05/16/2013 - 1:03pm

"Numerous" physicians in Pennsylvania are supporting a bill that would expand the range of immunizations that pharmacists can provide, a state pharmacy group said Thursday.

05/16/2013 - 11:00am

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy has launched an online resource with clinical and business-related content in more than 20 therapeutic categories, the group said Thursday.

05/15/2013 - 5:38pm

Walgreens Take Care Health Systems and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties are sponsoring a new program to support the clinical education of nurse practitioners, the two announced.

05/15/2013 - 4:35pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating ulcerative colitis, the agency said Wednesday.

05/15/2013 - 3:18pm

A federal drug track-and-trace bill has made it out of a congressional committee.