03/12/2013 - 3:25pm

The attorneys general of 46 states and two territories are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to make prescription painkillers harder to abuse.

03/12/2013 - 1:42pm

Actavis is challenging Novartis' patent on a patch used to treat Alzheimer's disease, Actavis said.

03/12/2013 - 10:24am

The former president of Bayer HealthCare's Worldwide Consumer Care Division has won a lifetime-achievement award from a trade group focused on the OTC industry.

03/12/2013 - 10:10am

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association's Annual Executive Conference was sold out for the first time since 2001, CHPA president and CEO Scott Melville told a packed morning session, and that is a strong prognosticator as to the health and vitality of the self-care industry.

03/11/2013 - 3:53pm

A judge in New York has blocked a controversial law banning the sale of large-sized sugary drinks, according to published reports.

03/11/2013 - 2:26pm

A report on CBS' "60 Minutes" Sunday explored the aftermath of the nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to the New England Compounding Center that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has sickened 720 people in 20 states and led to 48 deaths.

03/11/2013 - 1:38pm

Legislation proposed in Texas' state legislature would expand the range of vaccines that pharmacists can administer to children.

03/11/2013 - 1:15pm

Nearly 1,000 biotech drugs and vaccines for more than 100 diseases are currently under development, according to a new report.

03/08/2013 - 5:18pm

A new bill (HB 365) in Florida's state legislature would allow pharmacists to substitute biosimilars for branded biotech drugs, according to published reports.