09/17/2014 - 2:04pm

If shifting patterns in medical practice configurations and physician workforce trends continue, U.S. patients are likely to face growing challenges in access to care.

09/17/2014 - 9:35am

An analysis done by the CVS Health Research Institute provides insights regarding patients taking Sovaldi (sofosbuvir), a new and costly treatment for hepatitis C.

09/15/2014 - 5:17pm

A new study by researchers at CVS Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital found that patients who took a generic statin were more likely to be adherent to their medication than those starting on a branded drug.

09/15/2014 - 3:15pm

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. 

09/15/2014 - 3:14pm

Sales of the popular Type 2 diabetes drug metformin may get a boost if physicians begin prescribing the medicine as a prophylactic in people who don’t have diabetes. A recent study published in the diabetes journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism and conducted by scientists from Cardiff University found that patients treated with metformin could live longer than people without diabetes.

09/15/2014 - 3:14pm

Close to half (40%) of the U.S. adult population — roughly 126 million — is expected to develop Type 2 diabetes at some point during their lifetime, according to a study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology in August.

09/11/2014 - 10:50am

Researchers determined that smartphones may offer users an advantage over traditional methods when tracking diet data.

09/10/2014 - 9:26am

According to new research released Wednesday by Church & Dwight, 80% of American adults say condom use is important to them, however, only 35% report always using a condom. 

09/08/2014 - 10:27am

About 70% of those seniors getting help with daily activities received that assistance from family, friends and other unpaid caregivers.