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.

07/31/2012 - 11:17am

As many as 47 million women will be gaining greater control over their health care and access to eight new prevention-related healthcare services without paying more out of their own pocket beginning Aug. 1, Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Tuesday.

07/31/2012 - 9:49am

Abon Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent protection on an injected drug used to treat leukemia in children and adolescents, the company said Tuesday.

07/30/2012 - 5:19pm

The Council for Responsible Nutrition has joined the new, professional networking website Generation NP, an online community for practicing nurse practitioners.