02/16/2011 - 12:49pm

As employers try to engage employees in health management programs to slow healthcare cost inflation, fewer employees are placing a high priority on managing and improving their health, according to a survey released Wednesday of more than 9,000 employees at large and midsize employers, conducted by Towers Watson.

02/16/2011 - 11:10am

Baxter International on Tuesday announced results of a study published in this week's issue of The Lancet that demonstrated effectiveness and tolerability of the company’s Preflucel in protecting against seasonal influenza.

02/15/2011 - 4:10pm

St. Mary's Medical Group once again is teaming up with Walmart to open up a second retail-based health clinic in Nevada, according to local news reports.

02/15/2011 - 11:35am

Mylan has launched a generic drug for fungal infections, the company said Tuesday.

02/14/2011 - 1:06pm

New research published in the Feb. 14 online edition of Pediatrics found that prolonged use of energy drinks by young people can lead to potentially adverse health outcomes.

02/14/2011 - 11:56am

AccuDial Pharmaceutical earlier this month announced it has developed a new patent-pending line of child-proof container enclosure systems, designed to reduce the accidental or unsupervised ingestion of liquid over-the-counter and prescription medications.

02/11/2011 - 4:21pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Hi-Tech Pharmacal’s generic version of a drug for eye infections.

02/11/2011 - 2:44pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention measured a steady rise in influenza — both in number of cases and severity — for the week ended Feb. 5.

02/11/2011 - 2:02pm

The Internal Revenue Service on Thursday reversed itself in announcing that breast-feeding supplies qualify as a medical expense.