06/27/2014 - 9:24am

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday notified health professionals, their provider organizations and caregivers for infants, that prescription oral viscous lidocaine 2% solution should not be used to treat infants and children with teething pain.

06/26/2014 - 4:08pm

The Congressional Wellness Caucus and the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease on Thursday hosted a briefing to examine the impact of chronic, non-communicable disease and look beyond just medical costs to more holistically consider total productivity, particularly among the federal workforce.

06/26/2014 - 11:58am

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices on Wednesday voted to recommend a preference for using the nasal spray flu vaccine instead of the flu shot in healthy children ages 2 years to 8 years of age when it is immediately available.

06/25/2014 - 12:05pm

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may need more education and better dialogue with their physicians to effectively manage the progressive respiratory condition, according to key findings from a two-part national COPE (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Experience) Survey initiative released last week by the COPD Foundation.

06/25/2014 - 10:27am

Novo Nordisk is teaming up with NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins to launch Dominique's Diabetes Dream Team, a national initiative to help adults with Type 2 diabetes customize a "full-court" approach to managing the everyday challenges of the disease.

06/25/2014 - 10:24am

Worldwide prescription drug sales are expected to exceed the trillion dollar mark by 2020, according to Evaluate's "World Preview 2014, Outlook to 2020" report released Wednesday.

06/25/2014 - 9:42am

Cardinal Health on Wednesday outlined a number of enhanced tools to make it easier for retail pharmacies to help their patients better manage their cardiovascular health and prevent heart disease.

06/25/2014 - 8:56am

Slightly more than half of all seniors who are not in an assisted living situation reported having issues with incontinence, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

06/24/2014 - 3:36pm

Mobile technology company GetMyRx on Monday announced its smartphone app is available to New Yorkers.