05/19/2011 - 10:31am

Despite the promise of oral drugs for treating cancer, high costs and the burden of taking multiple medications drive 10% of patients prescribed the drugs not to fill their initial prescriptions, according to a new study published in the Journal of Oncology Practice and the American Journal of Managed Care.

05/19/2011 - 10:23am

CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic division has announced a clinical collaboration with northern Virginia healthcare provider Inova Health System to enhance healthcare services provided in communities throughout Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun and Prince William counties.

05/19/2011 - 9:21am

Two Food and Drug Administration advisory committees on Wednesday unanimously voted in favor of mandating weight-based dosing for children between the ages of 2 and 12 years who are being administered acetaminophen.

05/18/2011 - 3:46pm

A newly launched prescription card offers discounts at more than 2,000 pharmacies in New York.

05/18/2011 - 3:04pm

A branded drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals reduced symptoms in men with prostate disease, according to results of a mid-stage clinical trial.

05/18/2011 - 2:58pm

Ford Motor on Wednesday announced its research partnership with WellDoc — a healthcare company that develops technology solutions to improve chronic disease management outcomes and reduce healthcare costs — around integrating WellDoc services into Ford vehicles through the automaker’s SYNC voice-activated in-car connectivity system.

05/18/2011 - 12:21pm

Kerr Drug said that it will offer customers a solution to properly dispose of their unused or expired medications.

05/18/2011 - 12:08pm

Cancer drugs are expected to see sharp increases in spending and use by 2013, according to the latest drug trend report by pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions.

05/18/2011 - 11:39am

Global spending on medicines will reach nearly $1.1 trillion by 2015, according to a new study by market research firm IMS Health.