01/09/2013 - 5:12pm

One of the most serious drug abuse problems in the country doesn't involve heroin, methamphetamine or crack, but abuse of legal prescription drugs, particularly opioid painkillers, a problem that the Food and Drug Administration aims to change with draft guidance released Wednesday.

01/09/2013 - 12:26pm

Ten issues will take center stage as the healthcare industry moves to meet the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

01/09/2013 - 11:03am

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has hired a former executive from the Generic Pharmaceutical Association to head lobbying at the federal and state level, the company said.

01/08/2013 - 4:08pm

The Vitamin Shoppe's proposed acquisition of Super Supplements has been delayed, the company recently announced.

01/08/2013 - 3:43pm

An organization focused on inflammatory bowel disease has enlisted a star of "NYPD Blue," "Judging Amy" and "Private Practice" to raise awareness of the condition.

01/08/2013 - 3:40pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday advised consumers not to purchase or use “MAXILOSS Weight Advanced” — a product promoted and sold for weight loss on various web sites, including DreamLifeWeightLoss.com, and in some retail stores.

01/08/2013 - 3:00pm

A new study indicates that the public bears "unnecessary expense" when generic drugs aren't used.

01/08/2013 - 12:48pm

Biotech companies saw a decline in project delays due to regulations over the past year, as more than half have said insurance coverage and reimbursement issues have become more difficult, according to a new report.

01/07/2013 - 4:45pm

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has introduced legislation that would give the state government broader power over compounding pharmacies, the governor's office announced.