03/04/2016 - 6:46pm

Pharmacy’s engagement with legislators through the National Association of Chain Drug Stores RxImpact grassroots program provides a window into the industry and the profession.

03/04/2016 - 6:46pm

It is amazing how a 2008 initiative has marked pharmacy’s progress in helping to improve access to high-quality, cost-effective patient care.

03/04/2016 - 11:12am

The Medicare “lock-in” provision is a part of a larger prescription drug abuse bill known as the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.

03/01/2016 - 12:06pm

In an opinion study commissioned by NACDS last summer, voters appreciate the need to address drug abuse and drug access in a complementary manner.

02/29/2016 - 1:51pm

The Food and Drug Administration has granted Novartis’ Afinitor (everolimus) tablets a new indication after giving it a priority review designation.

02/25/2016 - 12:57pm

Califf is an American cardiologist and has served as the Deputy Commissioner of the FDA Office of Medical Products and Tobacco since January 2015.

02/24/2016 - 4:10pm

Vonnie Hampel was most recently the press secretary and senior legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Ia., and now joins NACDS’ government affairs and public policy department. 

02/19/2016 - 11:26am

Sleeping less than seven hours per day is associated with an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and frequent mental distress.

02/18/2016 - 3:03pm

The company found that only about 12% of enrollees on Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans were eligible to receive 10 recommended vaccines with no out-of-pocket costs.