08/30/2012 - 2:07pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating bowel diseases made by Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, the agency said Thursday.

08/30/2012 - 11:58am

Former secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt will lead presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's transition planning should Romney win the fall elections, according to a report published Wednesday by National Journal Daily.

08/30/2012 - 11:03am

Online giant Amazon.com will begin collecting a 6% state sales tax on purchases being shipped to Pennsylvania beginning Sept. 1, according to published reports.

08/30/2012 - 10:42am

The National Council on Aging last week introduced a new national Flu + You campaign to improve vaccination rates among seniors.

08/30/2012 - 9:57am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a biosimilar drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for a condition that results from certain chemotherapy treatments, the drug maker said Thursday.

08/29/2012 - 1:06pm

A panel of outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration has backed wider use for Abbott Labs’ rheumatoid arthritis drug, Humira, for treating a type of inflammatory bowel disease.

08/29/2012 - 12:44pm

The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review to a supplemental new drug application for a drug developed by Janssen Research and Development.

08/29/2012 - 10:02am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a supplemental new drug application for an opioid analgesic to treat diabetes-related pain.

08/28/2012 - 7:44pm

While the growth in healthcare costs remains a threat in the United States, the growth in drug expenditures is moderating, but numerous opportunities exist for retail, according to a speech delivered Tuesday morning at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2012 Pharmacy and Technology Conference in Denver by Doug Long, VP industry relations of healthcare industry research firm IMS Health.