06/21/2012 - 11:46am

Retailers are awakening to the possibility that their sleep aids — typically merchandised near the floor level of a set synergistically near tablet pain relievers — may deserve a placement closer to eye level.

06/21/2012 - 9:15am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new indication for a Pfizer drug.

06/20/2012 - 3:53pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday urged Congress to pass the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, legislation essential to the review process for new medications and that also contains important pro-patient, pro-pharmacy provisions.

06/20/2012 - 9:03am

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday commended the Food and Drug Administration for its plans to reissue a revised New Dietary Ingredient Notification Draft Guidance.

06/19/2012 - 4:01pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has hired a new communications director.

06/19/2012 - 9:47am

The Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve a drug designed to treat a rare, progressive and fatal neurodegenerative disease.

06/19/2012 - 8:21am

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of Watson Pharmaceuticals during patent litigation concerning the drug maker's abbreviated new drug application for an overactive bladder treatment.

06/18/2012 - 1:19pm

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS organizations to provide free HIV testing at 47 Walgreens stores in 20 cities across the nation in June in support of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, the companies announced last week.

06/18/2012 - 1:07pm

Only about half of U.S. adults received selected preventive services — such as screenings, consultations and prescriptions — from a healthcare professional before 2010, according to a study published last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.