12/13/2011 - 1:01pm

The Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced that the first U.S. facility to use a faster and more flexible technology to make influenza vaccine was dedicated as part of an initiative that could provide vaccine supplies sooner in an influenza pandemic.

12/13/2011 - 10:56am

The Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve Valeant's acquisitions of Dermik, a unit of French drug maker Sanofi that makes drugs for skin conditions, and Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Johnson & Johnson that also makes skin drugs.

12/13/2011 - 8:10am

A new law in Washington state intended to curb accidental deaths related to opioid painkillers is having some adverse side effects, according to published reports.

12/12/2011 - 11:42am

Following months of meetings and negotiations with the drug and chemical industries, the Food and Drug Administration has released a draft of the goals of the Generic Drug User Fee Act.

12/12/2011 - 11:24am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic painkiller made by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Sun said.

12/12/2011 - 9:58am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a painkiller made by Endo Pharmaceuticals designed to thwart drug abuse, Endo said Monday.

12/09/2011 - 3:05pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday released new recommendations to treat latent tuberculosis infection.

12/09/2011 - 10:03am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical gel made by Antares Pharma for overactive bladder.

12/09/2011 - 9:23am

Preserve Community Pharmacy Access Now — a coalition of consumers, businesses and community-based pharmacists banded together for the purpose of opposing the planned merger between Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions — on Thursday responded to testimony provided by George Paz, Express Scripts CEO, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights hearing held Tuesday.