06/07/2011 - 9:42am

U.S. News Media Group on Tuesday ranked the best dieting plans by health goal — identifying the best plans for weight loss, heart health and diabetes.

06/07/2011 - 7:00am

Safeway once again is raising funds to support prostate cancer research.

06/06/2011 - 2:25pm

Kerr Drug is hosting the North Carolina launch of the National Consumer League’s “Script Your Future” medication adherence campaign, the regional retail pharmacy chain said.

06/06/2011 - 1:04pm

A new survey sponsored by drug maker Novo Nordisk, which polled Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and France, found that about 1-in-5 respondents regularly are unable to attend a full day of work due to disruption caused by episodes of dangerously low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemic events.

06/06/2011 - 12:46pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a dozen new generic versions of a drug used to treat breast cancer, the agency said Monday.

06/06/2011 - 12:21pm

Rite Aid is partnering with the Skin Cancer Foundation to launch a healthy skin care campaign for the summer, the retail pharmacy chain announced Monday.

06/06/2011 - 11:58am

Cancer patients taking a drug made by Eli Lilly extended the amount of time they survived without their disease worsening, according to results of a study announced Sunday.

06/06/2011 - 11:45am

An investigational drug improved diabetes and lipid control in patients with partial lipodystrophy, according to a new study.

06/06/2011 - 11:42am

AmeriCares and the Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Monday awarded the annual Power of Partnership Award to AstraZeneca for the company’s commitment to increasing access to health care for people in need, both here at home and throughout the developing world, during HDMA’s Business Leadership Conference on Monday.