July 29, 2015

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and its member state boards of pharmacy are planning to enhance several of its examination and assessment programs to better reflect the evolving practice of pharmacy. Changes will begin in November 2015.

July 28, 2015

A recent study showed that up to 74% of women experienced improvement in their breast discomfort after supplementing their diets with iodine. 

July 28, 2015

The new SayAhh! Sore Throat Home Exam Aid is designed to aid parents in examining the throat area. 

July 27, 2015

The Food and Drug administration announced Friday that it had approved Praluent (alirocumab), a cholesterol-lowering PCSK9 inhibitor injection. 

July 27, 2015

The GpHA and Biosimilars Council have published their objections to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement to the pages of the New York Times. 

July 27, 2015

As the sole U.S. supplier of fluoxymesterone, Upsher-Smith sought a way to renew the product’s availability after the company’s initial API manufacturer discontinued its supply. 

July 24, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it had approved Novartis’ Odomzo (sonidegib). The drug is meant to treat basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of advanced skin cancer.

July 23, 2015

A new coalition has formed to ensure safe access to over-the-counter pain relief remedies. The Protecting Access to Pain Relief Coalition officially launched on June 22 to help ensure that American consumers continue to have access to, and choice of, safe and effective pain relief, including acetaminophen.

July 22, 2015

Novartis will be able to introduce Sandoz’s Zarxio (filgrastim) after Sept. 2, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday. 

July 22, 2015

None of the patients studied had received a hepatitis B vaccine according to guidelines from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

July 21, 2015

Qore-24 creates an antimicrobial barrier on the hand for up to 24 hours, according to the company. 

July 21, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma announced Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its generic version of Tambocor in 50-, 100- and 150-mg dosage strengths

July 21, 2015

More than half of millennials surveyed would embrace telemedicine. 

July 20, 2015

Patients surfing the content on Elsevier's Health Library can search by a specific condition or diagnosis or move through an easy-to-skim, A-to-Z list of healthcare topics.

July 20, 2015

Cardinal Health celebrates 25 years of connecting its independent pharmacy partners to business-building ideas, networking opportunities and continuing education. 

July 17, 2015

Injectable and infusion drug company Hospira announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its bivalirudin injection, a generic of the Medicine Company’s Angiomax.

July 17, 2015

Nordic Naturals' sport certification comes from NSF International’s Certified for Sport Program, which helps ensure that nutritional products are free of banned substances or their metabolites.

July 16, 2015

The 40 million family caregivers in the U.S. collectively spend more than $470 billion taking care of their charges. 

July 16, 2015

Galderma Laboratories announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved it Epiduo Forte Gel, an antibiotic-free daily treatment for acne vulgaris.

July 16, 2015

Ralph Neas, president and CEO of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, issued a statement last month criticizing the FDA at the organization’s public meeting on the Generic Drug User Free Act.

July 16, 2015

Hyland’s has launched Hyland’s 4 Kids Bumps ’n Bruises with Arnica, a topical ointment stick that provides safe and effective relief of bruising, pain and swelling with Arnica Montana.

July 16, 2015

In half the size, the new Boost RTD packs the same protein-rich punch. 

July 16, 2015

Co-owners Danny, Jacob and Jared Johnson were honored for working to enhance the health of the Marble City, Ala., community.

July 16, 2015

To help independent pharmacy owners better understand the fast-growing, uber-complex specialty pharmacy business, the National Community Pharmacists Association last month hosted a day-long forum, “Exploring the intersection of specialty medications, community pharmacy and patient care.”