July 22, 2013

The philanthropic division of supermarket chain Stater Bros. has raised more than a quarter-million dollars for blood cancers.

July 22, 2013

Drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has introduced acitretin capsules, the company said.

July 19, 2013

Boys whose mothers receive flu shots or Pap screenings are more likely to receive the human pappilomavirus vaccine, according to a new study.

July 19, 2013

Perrigo announced the tentative approval for repaglinide tablets, a generic version of Novo Nordisk's Prandin, used to treat Type 2 diabetes.

July 19, 2013

A drug-safety website operated by drug maker Purdue Pharma has won accolades from an international awards program for marketing and communications.

July 19, 2013

Royalty Pharma has hired Marshall Urist as VP research and investments, the company said Friday.

July 18, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a cholesterol drug made by Par Pharmaceutical Cos., the drug maker said Thursday.

July 18, 2013

The National Community Pharmacists Association announced that three teams of pharmacy students have been named finalists in the 2013 Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.

July 18, 2013

According to the Administration on Aging, the United States is similar to many other countries in the developed world — and even a few in the developing world — in that the population is getting older.

July 18, 2013

A Maryland Martin's Food Markets store has hired a professional nutritionist to assist customers with questions on healthy eating, provide consultations and teach classes.

July 18, 2013

Looking to promote MinuteClinic services and its clinical collaboration with Virtua, the companies are reaching out to residents in southern New Jersey via direct mailings.

July 18, 2013

The two groups announced that the outing would take place at the Strategic Business Exchange, set to take place Oct. 14 to 16 in San Antonio. The PAN Foundation offers funding to patients with life-threatening illnesses who are underinsured.

July 18, 2013

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA, has been in effect for a decade. In the last law column, we looked at how the HIPAA privacy rule has been enforced; in this column we provide some tips for avoiding HIPAA violations.

July 18, 2013

Happy summer! It was wonderful seeing so many of you in May in Las Vegas at the 6th annual Retail Clinician Education Congress.

July 18, 2013

As summer fun winds down, families make preparations for return to school. For the retail clinician, summertime is back-to-school season. Sports physicals or pre-participation physical evaluation (i.e., PPE) represent an important service in the retail health setting and an important opportunity to impact the child’s health.

July 18, 2013

Almost twice as many drugs for neglected diseases have received regulatory approval around the world over the past few years compared with the beginning of the last decade, according to a new study.

July 18, 2013

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries has appointed Dilip Shanghvi as chairman, the Israeli generic drug maker said Thursday.

July 18, 2013

Millions of Americans struggle daily with the cost of their prescription drug medications, leading to drop-offs in adherence and, all too often, a reduction in health outcomes and quality of life.

July 18, 2013

The aging population, financial stress and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has forced the entire medical delivery system into a game of musical chairs. The music has started, and each component of the healthcare delivery system is aggressively looking to have a chair.

July 17, 2013

Biomed Pharmaceuticals has appointed Gaston Bernstein as CEO, the maker of injectable and intravenous drugs for patients with chronic disorders said.

July 17, 2013

A federal court in New York has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Mylan infringed four of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' patents when it sought Food and Drug Administration approval for a multiple sclerosis drug.

July 17, 2013

New, abuse-deterrent formulations of two opioid painkillers have not necessarily reduced doctors' unease with prescribing them, according to a new study.

July 17, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has released a new white paper that it said would help oncologists select appropriate specialty pharmacies.

July 16, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is supporting a summer camp for children with chronic kidney disease, the company said Tuesday.