12/12/2014 - 11:15am

Sanofi Pasteur announced that the FDA approved the supplemental biologics license application for Fluzone Intradermal Quadrivalent vaccine.

12/11/2014 - 10:44am

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Gardasil 9 for the prevention of certain diseases caused by nine types of human papillomavirus.

12/09/2014 - 2:27pm

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday awarded $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,113 health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and seven U.S. Territories.

12/09/2014 - 1:39pm

Flu activity is picking up across the South, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index.

12/09/2014 - 12:12pm

From 2009 to 2013, the number of Americans using prescription opiates declined 9.2%, yet both the number of opioid prescriptions filled and the number of days of medication per prescription rose more than 8% in that time period. 

12/08/2014 - 1:47pm

Seasonal flu vaccines may protect individuals not only against the strains of flu they contain, but also against many additional types, according to a study published this week in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

12/08/2014 - 12:09pm
Kroger and Medicine Shoppe are participating in MediMergent's pilot study of the National Medication Safety, Outcomes and Adherence Program.
12/08/2014 - 10:39am

For the second week, influenza-like activity tracked above the national baseline, according to the Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday, indicating that this year's season is officially underway. The trajectory of illness rates are tracking ahead of the past two years, which suggests this season has the potential to be a severe season. 

12/05/2014 - 1:34pm

Early data suggests that the current 2014-15 flu season could be severe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.