01/28/2014 - 10:56am

Americans by and large have lousy diets, pharmacist and supplement expert James LaValle, CEO of Integrative Health Resources, told DSN Collaborative Care recently. Over a lifetime, those nutrient-poor diets contribute to the development of such chronic disease states as obesity, hypertension and diabetes.

01/28/2014 - 10:45am

In 2012, compounding made headlines when 64 people died as a result of fungal meningitis caused by contaminated compounded products.

01/28/2014 - 10:26am

The same H1N1 virus to cause a pandemic in 2009 is by far the predominant influenza virus for the 2013-2014 season. This is the first season that the H1N1 virus has circulated at high levels since the pandemic.

01/28/2014 - 6:45am

Actavis announced that it has signed and completed an agreement for Zhejiang Chiral Medicine Chemicals Co. to acquire Actavis' interest in Actavis (Foshan) Pharmaceuticals Co., an Actavis subsidiary based in Foshan, China.

01/27/2014 - 3:42pm

Purdue Pharma on Monday named Mark Timney as president and CEO. Timney succeeds John Stewart, who has retired from Purdue.

01/27/2014 - 9:50am

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's FluView report, flu activity remains high overall, but is declining in parts of the country while increasing in other parts of the country.

01/24/2014 - 12:55pm

Legislative relief that would result in a more balanced business relationship between Ohio community pharmacists and PBMs is critical, according to the National Community Pharmacists Association.

01/24/2014 - 12:45pm

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Thursday launched an enhanced consumer education website called GetReliefResponsibly.com to promote safety in using OTC medicines to help kick a cold.

01/24/2014 - 12:27pm

Perrigo announced that it received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration for repaglinide tablets — a generic version of Prandin tablets.