July 13, 2015

How hard is it to find $24 billion to offset the cost of repealing the medical device tax? As hard as it is “to find a cup of coffee at Starbucks.” That’s according to National Center for Policy Analysis senior fellow John R. Graham, in a Forbes commentary.

July 13, 2015

Otsuka Pharmaceutical and H. Lundbeck A/S announced Friday that their new medication Rexulti (brexpiprazole) had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) and a treament for schizophrenia. 

July 13, 2015

Theranos is expanding what it started two years ago in the Phoenix market with a new Pennsylvania partnership and a recent FDA approval. 

July 9, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has unveiled its new Patient Self-Management Solutions aimed at reducing overall cost of care by approximately $1,000 per person with diabetes per year, improving health outcomes and increasing patient satisfaction.

July 9, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a statement for the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing titled “Medicaid at 50: Strengthening and Sustaining the Program” emphasizing the role pharmacy plays in providing convenient, accessible, and cost-effective health services to Medicaid beneficiaries.

July 9, 2015

 Mylan announced Thursday that it had launched its generic version of Valeant’s Targretin (bexarotene) 75-mg capsules.

July 9, 2015

Over the same time period that multiple outbreaks of measles and whooping cough made headlines around the country, parents’ views on vaccines became more favorable, according to a poll by University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

July 9, 2015

Sandoz has launched its generic version of Angiomax (bivalirudin), an anticoagulant injection. 

July 8, 2015

Aspirin slows down the growth of mesothelioma by blocking the carcinogenic effects of the inflammatory molecule, High-Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1).

July 8, 2015

The National Verruca Foundation on Wednesday designated July as Wart Awareness Month in order to raise awareness of warts as summer begins.

July 8, 2015

Redwood Scientific's new smoking-cessation OTC product will be available in thin-strip form. 

July 7, 2015

Teva announced Tuesday that it had introduced its generic version of Axert (almotriptan malate) tablets. 

July 6, 2015

Both NoGii and Spartan Brands were rewarded by retailers for their new product innovations at ECRM 2015 Vitamin & Sports Nutrition.

July 6, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved Orkambi a new cystic fibrosis treatment that received designation from the FDA as a breakthrough therapy and as an orphan drug. 

July 1, 2015

Under a new law that took effect on Wednesday, Floridians can now get more vaccines at their local pharmacy instead of going to a doctor’s office.

July 1, 2015

An analysis of five pharmacy case studies conducted for the National Community Pharmacists Association has found that medication synchronization brings positive results to community pharmacy.

June 30, 2015
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Tuesday a bill that would require more children who enter day care or school to be vaccinated.
June 30, 2015

CRN’s melatonin guidelines are the latest in a series of proactive recommendations that the association has developed as part of its self-regulatory initiatives.

June 30, 2015

JXT5 is formulated to support a healthy increase in testosterone, joint health and mobility, libido, prostate health and vision. 

June 30, 2015

The International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance has issued a statement calling on parties negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership to make access to affordable medication a priority.

June 29, 2015

Cosmederm Bioscience's new anti-itch creams addresses both chronic and acute itch needs. 

June 26, 2015

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.

June 25, 2015

In a major victory for the administration of President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court issued on Thursday a 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell, upholding tax credits to help lower income individuals and families buy health insurance.

June 24, 2015

CVS Health has entered into new clinical affiliations, bringing the total number of clinical collaborations for CVS Health and MinuteClinic to nearly 60 major health systems and healthcare providers across the country.