July 23, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill extending the authority of pharmacists and nurse practitioners to administer certain immunizations as of July 1. The bill comes after a surge in whooping cough cases in New York, which began in 2013.

June 16, 2015

The FDA announced on Tuesday that it determined that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not generally recognized as safe for use in human food.

June 11, 2015

Loblaw has announced that by the end of 2018, its private brands Life Brand and President's Choice household, beauty and cosmetic products will no longer be formulated using triclosan, phthalates or micro beads.

June 9, 2015

Nexcare Bandages, the American Red Cross and supermodel Niki Taylor encourage Americans to give blood this summer.

June 8, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising clinicians to be on the lookout for a new bird flu. 

June 8, 2015

Revlon has donated $1 million to the Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program, marking the first phase of its new philanthropic platform.

June 2, 2015

On June 13th at the Cabell County Public Library, Brad Hodges president of the National Federation of the Blind of West Virginia, Huntington Area Chapter, will join Drew Massey, clinical services coordinator for Fruth Pharmacy in demonstrating a new audio prescription label.

May 21, 2015

More than 9-in-10 retail executive leaders are worried about executing against their retail strategy. 

May 13, 2015

ASOP launches campaign warning consumers on the dangers of online pharmacies. 

April 30, 2015

Pfizer survey finds that consumers reach for OTCs in taking ownership of their own health. 

April 22, 2015

Kinney Drugs, the New York and Vermont drug store division of KPH Healthcare Services Inc., continues to roll out innovative health programs.

April 21, 2015

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing just did an unconventional acquisition to provide the company with a new source of growth by applying its successful model of connecting buyers and sellers to the media world.

April 21, 2015

The personal care products industry supports legislation introduced Monday that would bring greater FDA oversight. 

April 14, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced it will distribute Novartis' new medicine Jadenu, which is indicated to treat patients with chronic iron overload. 

April 7, 2015

A new indication for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals's Pradaxa may be on the horizon. 

March 11, 2015

A coalition of state attorneys general is organized by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate herbal supplements. 

 

March 4, 2015

Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic conditions among children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with about 20% of children ages 5 years to 11 years old having at least one untreated decayed tooth. The good news is that tooth decay is preventable.

February 26, 2015

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices made a unanimous recommendation for use of meningococcal group B vaccines to vaccinate high-risk groups in the United States.

February 26, 2015

The fixed-combination drug Avycaz was granted priority review by the Food and Drug Administration. 

February 26, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted a statement to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health expressing concerns about pharmacy-related budget proposals.

February 24, 2015

Mylan has been appointed as the exclusive India distributor of Sovaldi (sofosbuvir 400mg tablets) and Harvoni (ledipasvir 90mg/sofosbuvir 400 mg tablets) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, by Gilead Sciences. 

February 20, 2015

2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee identifies 10 "shortfall" nutrients in its dietary guideline recommendations submitted Thursday. 

February 17, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration last week issued five draft documents related to drug compounding and repackaging that will help entities comply with important public health provisions.

February 10, 2015

As part of its ongoing exploration of how pharmacists can engage in interdisciplinary efforts to promote oral health, the American Pharmacists Association Foundation has teamed up with America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation.