07/03/2014 - 10:38am

A study published Tuesday online by the journal Pediatrics found that the protective benefits provided by vaccines for children significantly outweighed the extremely rare possiblity of an adverse event.

07/03/2014 - 10:30am

New research released Wednesday found that dietary fats impact gut bacteria — some for the better (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids or PUFAs) and some for the worse (omega-6 PUFAs).

 

07/02/2014 - 3:51pm

Shrinkage levels average 1.27% of sales, which translates to a $57 billion loss to the industry, according to the U.S. Retail Fraud Survey, which is based on research into the systems and strategies used by 100 leading North American retailers.

07/02/2014 - 3:24pm

Ralphs Grocery Co. has announced that its 85 in-store pharmacies throughout Southern California continue to offer Tdap vaccinations as the number of pertussis cases, also known as whooping cough, reaches epidemic proportions in California.

07/02/2014 - 2:41pm

According to a new study, 9-out-of-10 consumers prefer to be in control of medical decisions or participate in shared decision-making with their doctors. Evidence, however, suggests that the cost of care does not typically play a part in these discussions.

07/02/2014 - 2:05pm

Upsher-Smith Laboratories on Wednesday announced the launch of testosterone gel (1%), the generic of Vogelxo (testosterone) gel 1%, for topical use. Newly approved by the Food and Drug Administration, it is the first and only available generic testosterone replacement therapy available in three configurations, the company stated.

07/02/2014 - 11:22am

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued several policy documents regarding compounding as part of the agency’s continuing effort to implement the compounding provisions of the Drug Quality and Security Act enacted in November 2013. 

07/02/2014 - 10:52am

HCA Midwest Health System, a healthcare provider in Kansas City, Mo., and Walgreens on Tuesday announced a collaboration that will provide coordinated and expanded healthcare services for area residents, while enhancing access to high-quality, convenient and affordable care for patients.

07/02/2014 - 7:42am

On June 25, the U.S. Department of Justice, at the request of the Food and Drug Administration, filed a complaint for permanent injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Laclede of Rancho Dominguez, Calif., and its president, Michael Pellico.