11/14/2012 - 12:39pm

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday submitted comments to two congressional committees holding separate hearings examining the meningitis outbreak at the New England Compounding Center, including the the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, respectively.

11/14/2012 - 12:10pm

Bayer Healthcare on Wednesday announced that they have teamed up with Vitamin Angels to launch 10 Million Stronger, a charitable initiative aimed at delivering vitamin A to 10 million children worldwide who are suffering from vitamin A deficiency.

11/14/2012 - 11:57am

Food and Drug Administration commissioner Margaret Hamburg is asking Congress to give the agency more power to regulate compounding pharmacies amid a national meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts-based compounding pharmacy that has claimed dozens of lives nationwide.

11/14/2012 - 11:56am

People with diabetes often develop clogged arteries that cause heart disease, and new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame.

11/13/2012 - 4:48pm

Waiving $2 co-pays in Ontario is a big piece of the reason behind a 6% lift in prescriptions dispensed for the third quarter through Oct. 6, Shoppers Drug Mart reported Tuesday afternoon.

11/13/2012 - 4:40pm

Latinas prefer details in beauty products and follow a multi-pronged beauty regimen, according to a new study.

11/13/2012 - 4:27pm

A company that makes disposable flossers is giving away $40,000 in a contest to mark the 40 years the product has been available.

11/13/2012 - 4:21pm

MinuteClinic is highlighting its support for the education and advancement of clinicians across the country in recognition of National Nurse Practitioner Week, the company said Tuesday.

11/13/2012 - 4:05pm

Crossmark has launched a self-service data portal that it said would deliver business insights in real time to manufacturer and retail clients in the consumer goods industry.