03/13/2017 - 12:16pm

Scott Gottlieb had served as a senior adviser at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services during the Bush years and a decade ago served as a deputy commissioner at the FDA.

03/10/2017 - 5:09pm

The ads state “Pharmacists provide access to better healthcare every day,” and “We’re here to provide access to health policy solutions.”

03/10/2017 - 12:45pm

Of the three classes of medicine identified in the Canadian switch report, one is already available OTC in the U.S. and a second is expected to be under consideration for non-prescription status this year.

03/10/2017 - 12:09pm

"NCPA believes these congressional committees should schedule hearings soon on S. 413 and H.R. 1038 to address this unsustainable situation," the association stated.

03/09/2017 - 3:07pm

H.R. 749 is intended to require the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to act upon applications for generic drugs within 180 days of being filed that are in short supply or when there are too few manufacturers on the market is being revised.

03/09/2017 - 12:46pm

Roughly one-third of Americans experience at least one nutrient deficiency, especially iodine, vitamin B6 and vitamin D.

03/09/2017 - 10:49am

The U.S. House and Ways Committee voted 23-16 early Thursday morning to approve legislation intended to replace the Affordable Care Act.

03/07/2017 - 11:04am

New plans would no longer penalize Americans for failing to have health insurance, instead opting to encourage Americans to keep medical coverage by allowing insurance to pose a surcharge of 30% for those who have a gap between plans.

03/06/2017 - 4:47pm

Specialty and biotech medicines aimed at treating cancer, multiple sclerosis and rare diseases will dominate much of drug development in 2017 and beyond, one of the nation’s top specialty pharmacy providers concluded.