08/06/2012 - 2:51am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, the agency said Friday.

08/03/2012 - 11:53am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported 12 additional human infections with influenza A (H3N2) variant virus in three states, comprising of one case in Hawaii, 10 cases in Ohio and one case in Indiana.

08/03/2012 - 9:40am

Philosys is seeking regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its blood-glucose monitoring system.

08/02/2012 - 11:16am

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday rejected a proposed settlement in relation to the antitrust lawsuit that NCPA and other parties have brought against several banks regarding alleged collusive practices, including swipe fees at exorbitant levels and limiting competition.

08/02/2012 - 10:47am

Use of generic drugs has saved consumers and the healthcare system $1 trillion over the past decade, according to a new study released Thursday by a generic drug industry trade organization.

08/02/2012 - 6:07am

Big Doctor is watching you — to make sure you're taking your drugs as prescribed, that is.

08/01/2012 - 5:18pm

Massachusetts lawmakers passed a massive healthcare bill that seeks to control healthcare costs and expands the services of limited-service clinics to allow for anything within the scope of practice for a nurse practitioner.

08/01/2012 - 12:32pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday urged House and Senate leaders to support bipartisan legislation that would level the playing field between brick-and-mortar retail businesses — including community pharmacies — and Internet and other remote sellers.

08/01/2012 - 9:58am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug designed to treat asthma in children.