05/19/2011 - 9:31am

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 - 9:23am

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 - 8:21am

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 - 2:46pm

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

05/18/2011 - 2:04pm

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 - 1:58pm

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 - 10:46am

Sunstar Americas announced the recent introduction of its newest entries into the flosser category: Gum Eez-Thru flossers with vitamin E and fluoride, and Gum Eez-Thru mint flossers in a new value size.

05/18/2011 - 10:39am

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

05/18/2011 - 9:28am

A cancer drug made by Amgen reduced the chances of prostate cancer spreading to the bones, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial presented at the American Urological Association’s annual meeting in Washington.