August 22, 2011

The other side of the retail clinic phenomenon is urgent care, which also is growing as the need for alternative sites of care becomes more apparent, and providers look to fill the gaps in health care. This is why it is important to note the news of Solantic’s expansion plans.

August 8, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted an approval application for a drug made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for treating allergies, Teva said.

June 23, 2011

Locating retail health clinics and urgent care centers just got easier for patients seeking nonemergency care when their regular doctors are not available, thanks to an emergency room program and education campaign that incorporates Google Maps launched by WellPoint's affiliated health plans.

June 20, 2011


Good things come in three — like the three antacids that for the 52 weeks ended April 17 collectively generated more than $118 million in sales on top of the sales base they had established in the year-ago period.


June 7, 2011

Take Care Health Systems and Memorial Health on Tuesday announced a new relationship that will increase opportunities for clinical collaboration and improve patient access to high-quality, convenient and affordable healthcare options in the greater Jacksonville region.

May 26, 2011

A health education television network has added nine condition-specific networks.

May 10, 2011

Patients with seasonal allergies are more likely to experience difficulty sleeping, according to results of a new survey conducted by Teva Respiratory.

March 23, 2011

Most patients that suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease or persistent heartburn symptoms rarely speak with a healthcare provider about their condition, according to a new study conducted on behalf of the American Gastroenterological Association, in partnership with drug maker Takeda.

March 22, 2011

Less than 20% of surveyed patients with nasal allergies find their symptoms are completely controlled over a one-week period of treatment, according to a survey performed by drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.

March 8, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a drug made by Salix Pharmaceuticals for irritable bowel syndrome, Salix said Tuesday.

March 4, 2011

NEW YORK — Sure, the plethora of proton-pump inhibitors dotting digestive aisles these days have generated plenty of buzz among antacids, but what do heartburn sufferers do while they wait for the PPI to begin working? They turn to an immediate relief option like the Tums and Tums Ultra brands, which together generated growth of 96.3% to $24.9 million for the 12 weeks ended Jan. 23 across food, drug and mass (minus Walmart), according to SymphonyIRI Group data.

February 1, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Convenient care industry pioneer Kevin Smith took a leap more than 10 years ago and helped create the successful nurse practitioner-staffed retail clinic concept. Today, the industry trailblazer is embarking on a new venture to further revolutionize access to health care. Enter Zipnosis.com.


December 16, 2010

An investigational treatment for irritable bowel syndrome could become a blockbuster by the end of the decade, according to a report by Decision Resources.

December 7, 2010

NEW YORK — Last year, the big question on every­one’s mind was: How many brands can actually thrive in what has become a cluttered antacid shelf? Because just exactly how many heartburn sufferers are there?


November 15, 2010

Drug maker Takeda Pharmaceuticals is launching a campaign to raise awareness of gastroesophageal reflux disease,...

September 23, 2010

Kicking the habit never tasted so good....

September 23, 2010

The news that San Francisco's board of supervisors gave preliminary approval to ban tobacco sales...

July 20, 2010

Looking to help inform consumers on how to best access emergency room alternatives and receive...

July 5, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a gastroesophageal reflux disease drug made by Lupin...

June 29, 2010

Doctors Express, a national urgent care franchise, is looking to become the largest for-profit urgent...

June 6, 2010

Pharmavite last month aligned with the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Consumer Alliance Program, pledging...

May 20, 2010

Not eating enough fiber doesn’t kill you. But the disease states that result from a...

May 17, 2010

Meeting patients' needs and providing access to care may be as simple as expanding retail...

May 13, 2010

Pharmavite has aligned with the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Consumer Alliance Program, the company...