12/09/2014 - 2:27pm

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday awarded $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,113 health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and seven U.S. Territories.

12/09/2014 - 1:39pm

Flu activity is picking up across the South, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index.

12/09/2014 - 1:14pm

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association agreed to support compromise automatic substitution legislation.

12/09/2014 - 12:12pm

From 2009 to 2013, the number of Americans using prescription opiates declined 9.2%, yet both the number of opioid prescriptions filled and the number of days of medication per prescription rose more than 8% in that time period. 

12/09/2014 - 10:45am

Teva Canada, a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, announced Tuesday that Health Canada has approved its application for the generic version of PrTarceva. 

12/09/2014 - 10:15am

Mirixa Corp. announced a partnership with pharmacy system PioneerRx on a patient adherence solution.

12/09/2014 - 9:52am

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received a $100 million donation to the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy from alumni Fred Eshelman, founder and CEO of Pharmaceutical Product Development and founding chairman of Furiex Pharmaceuticals. The committment will be used to create a center within the pharmacy school named the Eshelman Institute for Innovation.

12/08/2014 - 3:05pm

Drug Store News has named Nancy Lyons director of continuing education and clinical content.

12/08/2014 - 1:47pm

Seasonal flu vaccines may protect individuals not only against the strains of flu they contain, but also against many additional types, according to a study published this week in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.