12/28/2012 - 10:41am

The filing seeks to establish a fund to compensate individuals and families affected by a nationwide meningitis outbreak.

12/27/2012 - 1:49pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Aegerion Pharmaceuticals' cholesterol drug, Juxtapid.

12/27/2012 - 1:06pm

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association last week applauded Ohio Gov. John Kasich for signing into law House Bill 334, an anti-methamphetamine bill authored by Reps. Terry Johnson, R-Portsmouth, and Danny Bubp, R-West Union.

12/27/2012 - 10:11am

The National Institute on Drug Abuse last week released the 2012 Monitoring the Future survey, finding that 5.6% of high school seniors, 3% of eighth graders and 4.7% of tenth graders abused over-the-counter cough and cold medicines containing dextromethorphan, bringing the overall average to under 5%.

12/21/2012 - 6:59pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for reducing the severity of chickenpox symptoms, the agency said.

12/21/2012 - 3:12pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a common flu drug for use in children as young as 2 weeks old, the agency said Friday.

12/21/2012 - 1:52pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug to treat a condition that affects people who have had their intestines partially or completely removed, the agency said Friday.

12/21/2012 - 11:54am

A federal court decision means that a nontamper-resistant formulation of a painkiller made by Endo Health Solutions can enter the market early next month, the drug maker said.

12/20/2012 - 4:37pm

An advocacy group said proposed Food and Drug Administration rules for compounding pharmacies would put the public's health and safety at risk.