01/09/2013 - 5:12pm

One of the most serious drug abuse problems in the country doesn't involve heroin, methamphetamine or crack, but abuse of legal prescription drugs, particularly opioid painkillers, a problem that the Food and Drug Administration aims to change with draft guidance released Wednesday.

01/09/2013 - 4:00pm

Drug Store News has introduced a new app for print subscribers to DSN magazine: DSN+.

01/09/2013 - 12:26pm

Ten issues will take center stage as the healthcare industry moves to meet the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

01/09/2013 - 12:23pm

The rocketing incidence of flu has been characterized as the most severe in at least a decade, and it's only going to get worse. Or better, depending upon your perspective.

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.