12/08/2011 - 11:47am

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday honored Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., with its Rx Safety and Healthcare Leadership Award. The award recognizes public officials for their leadership and commitment to public policies that support and promote the safe and efficient delivery of medicines.

12/08/2011 - 11:12am

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has appointed a new executive who will help guide the organization's newly created research and education institute.

12/08/2011 - 10:05am

A group of medical associations on Wednesday denounced the government's decision to maintain the status quo with regard to the prescription status of the emergency contraceptive Plan B.

12/06/2011 - 3:11pm

Israel's Taro Pharmaceutical Industries has formed a special committee to review an offer by India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries for all of the issues of Taro that Sun doesn't already own, Taro said.

12/06/2011 - 12:33pm

Generic drug maker Prasco Labs has named Christopher Arington its vice chairman and CEO.

12/06/2011 - 11:41am

Days after its launch of a generic version of Pfizer's cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor, Ranbaxy Labs has launched a related drug as an authorized generic.

12/06/2011 - 10:26am

United Health Foundation’s "2011 America’s Heath Rankings," released Tuesday, found that increases in obesity, diabetes and children in poverty are offsetting improvements in smoking cessation, preventable hospitalizations and cardiovascular deaths.

12/05/2011 - 2:29pm

As many as 111 million Americans had gotten a flu shot by mid-November, representing 36% of the 305 million Americans over the age of 6 months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated in a media telebriefing Monday afternoon.

12/05/2011 - 1:10pm

Net sales for Hi-Tech Pharmacal rose 27% for its second quarter ended Oct. 31, the drug maker said.