11/12/2015 - 12:55pm

At “Operation Immunization,” students screened seniors in East Harlem to ensure they could receive vaccines that were then administered by registered pharmacists.

11/12/2015 - 12:22pm

The moves are part of a strategic move to align efforts for internal improvement, the specialty pharmacy operator said. 

11/12/2015 - 10:33am

Currently, Rite Aid is offering genetic testing for three classes of medications including those used to manage cardiac conditions, cholesterol and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 

11/12/2015 - 9:35am
With the release of MedHelp's Sugar Sense app for Apple Watch, users can display their glucose readings from their wrists, helping them better understand their condition and stay within their blood glucose targets. 


11/11/2015 - 5:19pm

The New York TImes is reporting that Express Scripts has cut ties with New York-based specialty pharmacy Linden Care, which is used by Horizon Pharma, in an effort to cut down on pharmacies that push a single company’s products, according to an Express Scripts spokesman, who also said the company largely dispensed Horizon products. As a result, Linden Care has sued Express Scripts for a reversal of the termination. (New York Times)

11/11/2015 - 2:35pm

A new drug has been approved that, in conjunction with vemurafenib, is meant to treat metastatic melanoma that can't be removed through surgery with a certain gene mutation. 

11/11/2015 - 2:16pm

The drug is indicated to treat and prevent low levels of potassium (hypokalemia). 

11/11/2015 - 11:41am

The combination of Cotellic with Zelboraf helps patients with previously untreated BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced melanoma live a median of one year (12.3 months) without their disease worsening, compared to 7.2 months with Zelboraf alone.

11/11/2015 - 11:13am

Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ decision to raise the prices on a handful of drugs it has acquired over the past few years has led federal lawmakers and the Department of Justice to demand that the company explain its pricing policy.