02/08/2013 - 11:56am

Smoking among adults with mental illnesses is 70% higher than among those without them, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

02/08/2013 - 11:39am

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a generic drug for treating hypertension, according to agency records.

02/08/2013 - 11:31am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic diabetes drug made by Macleods Pharma, according to agency records.

02/08/2013 - 11:01am

Elan will sell the rights to its drug for multiple sclerosis to partnering company Biogen Idec for $3.25 billion plus royalties, the Irish drug maker said.

02/08/2013 - 10:41am

Surprise inspections at 40 compounding pharmacies in Massachusetts last fall have led to 10 being ordered to stop sterile compounding, according to published reports.

02/08/2013 - 9:05am

Israeli drug maker Taro Pharmaceutical Industries and Indian drug maker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries have terminated their merger agreement, the companies said in a joint statement Friday.

02/07/2013 - 10:31pm

Everybody loves a turnaround story. RadioShack is betting that the now-former president of daily living products and solutions for Walgreens, Joe Magnacca, will help author a turnaround story of its own for the small-box consumer electronics retailer.

02/07/2013 - 6:41pm

Despite continuing to face regulatory headwinds in the Canadian market, executives at Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart were “pleased” with fourth-quarter results and indicated that the company will continue to pursue acquisition opportunities.

02/07/2013 - 6:03pm

Kerr Drug will use its partnership with PDX and ScriptPro to increase pharmacy productivity by expanding its central fill model, the regional pharmacy chain said.