01/03/2014 - 12:36pm

Salix Pharmaceuticals has completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of Santarus, Salix said.

01/03/2014 - 11:47am

IMS Health is looking to go public, the healthcare industry research and analytics company said.

01/03/2014 - 11:38am

Rite Aid is providing prescriptions at no upfront cost to customers who have enrolled in the health insurance marketplaces, but have not received an ID number, the retail pharmacy chain said.

01/02/2014 - 2:24pm

The Kroger Co. has joined the list of retailers offering supplies of prescription drugs at no upfront cost to customers who have enrolled in the health insurance marketplaces, but have yet to receive an identification number.

01/02/2014 - 12:52pm

The number of new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration fell by more than 30% in 2013 compared with 2012, according to agency records.

01/02/2014 - 12:16pm

Patients who have enrolled in the new healthcare insurance marketplaces but haven't received an identification number from their insurers can receive up to a 30-day supply of prescription drugs at no upfront cost at Walgreens, the retail pharmacy chain said.

01/02/2014 - 11:23am

Walmart is offering prescriptions at no upfront cost to patients who enroll in the public health insurance marketplace, the mass-merchandise retailer said.

01/02/2014 - 11:10am

Drug maker Eisai will make a new epilepsy drug available in the United States starting on Monday, the company said.

12/30/2013 - 2:08pm

Drug maker Merck is starting a new business designed to provide weight-management intervention services to employers, patients and healthcare professionals, the company said.