07/28/2011 - 1:19pm

Biogen Idec has expanded its online resource for patients living with multiple sclerosis to include new resources and support programs.

07/28/2011 - 12:46pm

Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., last week introduced the Medical Flexible Spending Account Improvement Act (S. 1404), a bill that would allow consumers to pay taxes on and withdraw any remaining funds in their employer-sponsored flexible spending accounts.

07/28/2011 - 12:40pm

AARP magazine last week identified the top 10 retirement destinations, which potentially could be growth opportunities for pharmacy, that offer comfortably affordable lifestyles for seniors.

07/28/2011 - 12:05pm

The Hepatitis Education Awareness and Liver Support of the South is advocating for awareness about hepatitis and the importance of Medicare Part D as part of World Hepatitis Day, the organization said Thursday.

07/28/2011 - 11:49am

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has created two new scholarships that will be presented at the APhA’s annual gathering next year.

07/28/2011 - 11:43am

Almost half of all smokers try and fail to quit their addiction to nicotine products each year, according to a study released Wednesday.

07/28/2011 - 11:33am

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Thursday that it submitted comments to the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which held a hearing Thursday titled "FDA User Fees: Advancing Public Health," outlining community pharmacy's commitment to addressing drug safety and the appropriate use of prescription medications to help improve patient health.

07/28/2011 - 11:21am

GlaxoSmithKline expects to close the deal on the divestiture of several over-the-counter brands that were identified in April, the company stated Tuesday as part of its second-quarter earnings results.

07/28/2011 - 10:59am

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has launched a generic version of a contraceptive made by Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Watson said Thursday.