07/29/2014 - 11:13am

A bipartisan bill that calls for a collaborative, coordinated approach to curbing prescription drug abuse and safeguarding patients is headed to the U.S. House for a vote.

07/29/2014 - 10:29am

Legislation that would speed up and streamline the Food and Drug Administration’s approval process for new sunscreen ingredients passed the House on Monday, according to published reports.

07/28/2014 - 12:58pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday expanded the approved use of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who carry a deletion in chromosome 17.

07/28/2014 - 12:46pm

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a license application by Sandoz, Novartis' generics company, for a potential generic biologic drug, the company announced Monday.

07/25/2014 - 12:25pm

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy  and the Specialty Pharmacy Association of America announced the merger of the two organizations, creating the largest professional and trade association focused on the unique needs in specialty pharmacy. 



07/24/2014 - 12:56pm

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association celebrated the first International Self-Care Day event in the United States.

07/24/2014 - 12:19pm

The Food and Drug Administration approved Targiniq ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride extended-release tablets), a long-acting opioid analgesic.

07/23/2014 - 2:11pm

Health on the National Mall, co-sponsored by Cardinal Health and the National Community Pharmacists Association, showcased the expanding role pharmacists are playing in improving patient care.

07/23/2014 - 1:50pm

Three states are suing the makers of 5-Hour Energy for false claims, according to published reports. Oregon, Washington and Vermont have all filed suit and more states are expected to join in.