08/17/2011 - 2:46pm

Medicare Part D beneficiaries who enter the "doughnut hole," where they have to pay 100% of previously subsidized prescription costs, are twice as likely to discontinue their medications as they are to switch to more affordable or generic medications, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark.

08/17/2011 - 1:58pm

Becton, Dickinson and Co. now owns the manufacturer of the PhaSeal system.

08/17/2011 - 12:42pm

The American Diabetes Association, with help from drug maker Eli Lilly, once again is hosting a free communitywide event in Atlanta that's designed to educate African-Americans on diabetes management.

08/17/2011 - 12:11pm

Winn-Dixie Stores on Wednesday announced that flu vaccinations are now available in all Winn-Dixie in-store pharmacies to help prepare guests for the upcoming flu season.

08/17/2011 - 9:50am

Mylan announced Wednesday that it filed with the Food and Drug Administration for approval of a generic version of a drug for migraine headaches made by Endo Pharmaceuticals.

08/17/2011 - 9:10am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug and companion diagnostic test for the most dangerous type of skin cancer, the agency said Wednesday.

08/17/2011 - 8:17am

GeoPalz on Tuesday announced its partnership with Whole Foods around an endcap featuring the companies line of kid-friendly pedometers.

08/16/2011 - 11:51am

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Tuesday announced that it is now offering immunizations for influenza, pneumonia and whooping cough on a walk-in basis.

08/16/2011 - 10:32am

Supermarket chain Hy-Vee is joining an initiative to make Iowa the healthiest state by 2016, the company said.