September 4, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration this week approved expanded labeling for Janssen Biotech’s rheumatoid arthritis treatment Simponi Aria (golimumab for infusion).

September 3, 2015

Bayer HealthCare on Thursday announced that it will sponsor community awareness efforts nationwide this September, in honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

September 3, 2015

A year after deciding to end tobacco sales, CVS Health on Thursday released new data from a CVS Health Research Institute study that shows a reduction in cigarette purchases over the past year.

September 3, 2015

California state Sen. Jeff Stone, a former independent pharmacist himself, had one message for independent pharmacists during the McKesson ideaShare 2015 Public Policy session in San Diego — don’t just vote, get involved.

September 3, 2015

 The drug, a biosimilar version of Amgen’s Neupogen, is the first biosimilar drug to launch in the U.S.

September 2, 2015

he campaign is being undertaken in partnership with the American Chronic Pain Association, the Pain Community, the U.S. Pain Foundation and the American Academy of Pain Management.

September 2, 2015

Using myDataMart, pharmacy owners can receive detailed analytics into the state of their business operations and potentially increase their Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Star ratings, QS1 said. 

September 2, 2015

Sam’s Club on Wednesday announced that it will provide a fifth year of free diabetes screenings for the public.

September 2, 2015

Walgreens kicked off its third Get a Shot. Give a Shot campaign on Wednesday. This year’s campaign promises to provide a life-saving vaccine for every immunization administered at any Walgreens pharmacy, Healthcare Clinic or Duane Reade until Aug. 31, 2016.

September 1, 2015

PrescribeMedicare is meant to serve as a tool for patients in 2016 when open enrollment for plan choices begins.

September 1, 2015

Crain’s New York Business is reporting that on-demand house call app Pager and drug delivery start-up Zipdrug have teamed up

September 1, 2015

Nuance Communications’ latest survey is highlighting the differences between boomers and millennials when it comes to how they interact with their health care experience.

September 1, 2015

The company said the patch is a potential solution for the 73% of migraine sufferers who experience nausea with their migraines. 

August 31, 2015

The company said that since Wysong took the reigns, sales have increased by more than 300% and it has gained recognition by the National Retail Federation.

August 31, 2015

The guidance was outlined in a blog post by Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s center for drug evaluation and research, and Karen Midthum, director of the FDA’s center for biologics evaluation and research.

August 31, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Monday introduced a new performance measure initiative that examines how patient socioeconomic and demographic characteristics affect performance measures.

August 31, 2015

The combination of resources is aimed at providing diabetes patients better tools for self-management and giving healthcare providers more tools to support patients, according to the companies. 

August 31, 2015

Some 70% of employers have curbed cost increase by focusing on employee wellness and 76% did so by adding or expanding consumer-directed plans

August 28, 2015

Amgen announced Friday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its new cholesterol treatment Repatha (evolocumab) injection.

August 28, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration has a new diabetes treatment developed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Co.

August 27, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma Limited announced Thursday that it had received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its entecavir tablets in 0.5- and 1-mg dosage strengths. 

August 27, 2015

The Ōura ring provides a long-term view on how the body and mind respond to sleep, rest and active life.

August 26, 2015

Mylan this week announced the launch of its generic version of Pfizer’s Zosyn (piperacillin and tazobactam) injection.

August 26, 2015

NutriForward on Wednesday introduced its new dietary ingredient RiduZone, a naturally occurring appetite regulator that it says supports healthy weight, appetite, body-fat composition and cholesterol levels in adults