03/01/2011 - 4:10pm

Medical scrubs provider Cherokee Uniforms has announced that it is accepting nominations through May 31 for its annual Inspired Comfort Award, which recognizes those healthcare professionals, such as registered nurses and advanced practice nurses, who go above and beyond the call of duty to make a difference for their patients and the communities they serve.

03/01/2011 - 1:21pm

Meda has launched a new cold sore treatment made by commercialization partner Medivir, Medivir said Tuesday.

03/01/2011 - 12:48pm

A new study published in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association established a link between high blood pressure and the consumption of such beverages as soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks.

03/01/2011 - 10:59am

Physicians are 30% more likely to prescribe a drug that gives patients incentives to remain adherent to it than they are to prescribe a drug without such a program, according to a new survey.

02/28/2011 - 12:37pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for shingles made by a subsidiary of generic drug maker Mylan.

02/28/2011 - 10:57am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, the agency said Friday.

02/28/2011 - 10:39am

CVS/pharmacy has announced the launch of the 2011 To Your Health program, offering free preventive health screenings at more than 800 events in communities across the country. The program is designed to help Americans determine their risk for chronic diseases and get them on a path to better health.

02/25/2011 - 5:04pm

Nearly 39 million people, or 12.5% of the U.S. population, are feeling the effects of cold and flu as high illness levels continued across the nation, Boiron stated Friday, citing SDI Health data.

02/25/2011 - 4:24pm

Life…supplemented on Thursday announced its fundraising initiative, “Why You Want to Be Well,” for Vitamin Angels for March, and will use Facebook to raise up to $5,000.