12/16/2011 - 12:11pm

A drug made by Pfizer shows "significant" benefit to patients with restless legs syndrome, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Friday.

12/16/2011 - 11:45am

According to an article in the November/December issue of the journal Medical-Surgical Nursing, rates of HIV/AIDS, herpes, syphilis, human papilloma virus and other STDs are climbing steadily across men and women older than 50 years.

12/15/2011 - 11:44am

The American Diabetes Association on Thursday announced that Walgreens will become a national strategic partner, and that the national drug store chain again is working with the association as one of its partner charities within "Walgreens Way to Well Commitment" — a four-year, $100 million health-and-wellness initiative.

12/15/2011 - 11:21am

A study conducted by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca found that adding an investigational compound to an existing Type 2 diabetes treatment may help reduce blood-glucose levels among patients.

12/15/2011 - 11:18am

Approximately 5.3% of high school seniors abused over-the-counter cough-cold medicines in the past month, according to the latest "Monitoring the Future" survey released Wednesday by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

12/14/2011 - 1:34pm

A Food and Drug Administration panel has voted to recommend approval for a psychiatric drug made by Alexza Pharmaceuticals.

12/14/2011 - 12:21pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation on Tuesday launched the Up and Away and Out of Sight educational program to help educate parents on the importance of keeping their medicines in a safe place from children.

12/14/2011 - 11:56am

Walgreens and Access Community Health Network of Chicago on Tuesday teamed up in an effort to protect more people in Chicago’s medically underserved communities from the flu this season, through a new program in which Walgreens will provide more than 10,000 free flu shot vouchers for eligible Access patients.

12/14/2011 - 11:21am

Nonin Medical on Monday announced that its GO2 Personal Finger Pulse Oximeter was featured on "The Balancing Act" program on Lifetime Television on Dec. 13.