03/20/2012 - 9:52am

Safeway on Tuesday joined forces with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion on an initiative to develop and promote dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers.

03/19/2012 - 3:52pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of a drug for treating and preventing osteoporosis in women after menopause, the agency said Monday.

03/19/2012 - 11:45am

Cardinal Health's appeal to delay a Drug Enforcement Agency suspension of its license to distribute controlled substances out of its Lakeland, Fla., distribution center was denied Friday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

03/19/2012 - 10:20am

More than 5.1 million seniors and people with disabilities on Medicare saved billions on prescription drugs, thanks to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to Department of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

03/19/2012 - 9:56am

Watson Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent protection on a drug made by Abbott for treating cholesterol, the company said.

03/19/2012 - 9:17am

The National Community Pharmacists Association has applauded a member of its organization for participating in the organization's drug disposal program.

03/16/2012 - 12:05pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is praising lawmakers in Medco Health Solutions’ home state of New Jersey for delivering what NACDS called “a bold and revealing blow” to the PBM’s proposed merger with Express Scripts.

03/16/2012 - 10:53am

Another generic drug maker has joined efforts to challenge the patent on a drug made by Forest Labs for treating hypertension.

03/15/2012 - 11:21am

The Food and Drug Administration approved an effervescent tablet for treating osteoporosis.