05/17/2011 - 2:53pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores delivered on Tuesday testimony on the safe usage of pediatric acetaminophen products before a joint meeting of the Food and Drug Administration Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee and Pediatric Advisory Committee.

05/17/2011 - 1:44pm

Royal Ahold banner Giant-Carlisle sponsored its first Childhood Obesity Summit Tuesday, according to an announcement by the chain.

05/17/2011 - 1:11pm

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Tuesday endorsed the Community Pharmacy Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1839), legislation recently introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y.

05/17/2011 - 12:17pm

The philanthropic arm of the American Pharmacists Association has appointed a new executive director.

05/17/2011 - 12:14pm

An investigational drug made by InterMune improved breathing in patients with a rare and fatal lung disease, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial published online in The Lancet last week.

05/17/2011 - 11:19am

CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic is looking to make it easier and more affordable for campers to get the physicals they need in order to participate in activities by offering discounts on camp and sports physicals through July 31.

05/17/2011 - 11:15am

A Food and Drug Administration panel will discuss findings in a clinical trial that has raised concerns about the safety and efficacy of Abbott's cholesterol-lowering drug when it’s combined with similar drugs, according to an FDA announcement.

05/17/2011 - 10:29am

The American Heart Association announced that fresh Idaho potatoes meet its criteria for saturated fat and cholesterol.

05/17/2011 - 10:08am

Perrigo on Monday announced that it has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for over-the-counter ranitidine 150 (regular and cool mint), a generic version of Zantac 150.