01/09/2013 - 11:03am

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has hired a former executive from the Generic Pharmaceutical Association to head lobbying at the federal and state level, the company said.

01/08/2013 - 3:00pm

A new study indicates that the public bears "unnecessary expense" when generic drugs aren't used.

01/08/2013 - 11:18am

New results from a national online public opinion poll of Americans 18 and older show that 34% of smokers plan to quit smoking as a New Year’s resolution in 2013, as compared to only 18% who reported that quitting smoking was a New Year’s resolution in 2012.

01/07/2013 - 5:33pm

While pressure to grow will drive more large drug makers to pursue mergers and acquisitions, diminished resources and competition from biotech and specialty pharmaceutical companies will challenge their ability to do so, according to a new report.

01/07/2013 - 12:46pm

Consumers measure the risk of contracting the flu to the price of their flu shot, according to research out of Tulane University released Friday.

01/07/2013 - 12:39pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday announced the launch of its CDC Influenza application for clinicians and other healthcare professionals on the Apple platform.

01/07/2013 - 12:31pm

Topical pain relievers may be better suited for joint pain, according to a report published in the January 2013 issue of the Harvard Men's Health Watch.

01/07/2013 - 11:49am

Drug maker Prasco Labs has launched an authorized generic version of a drug used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding, the company said.

01/04/2013 - 4:38pm

The March of Dimes is launching a campaign to encourage expectant mothers to take folic acid to prevent birth defects, the group said Friday.