August 7, 2013

Community-based pharmacies can be effective locations for offering rapid HIV testing, diagnosing HIV and quickly connecting those who test positive with medical care, according to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

July 16, 2013

Pharmacists in Indiana want an active consultation role when customers purchase over-the-counter HIV tests, according to a new study.

July 1, 2013

Walgreens on Monday received the third annual UnitedHealthcare “Shining Light: Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility” award for excellence in social responsibility.

June 13, 2013

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are teaming with health departments and local AIDS organizations across the country to provide free HIV testing in support of National HIV Testing Day, June 27, according to a release from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

June 5, 2013

The Illinois Lottery will use the net proceeds from a new game to promote HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support, the agency said Wednesday.

May 31, 2013

Anthem Blue Cross patients with HIV can continue receiving their drugs through community specialty pharmacies under a settlement of a lawsuit filed against the healthcare company by an advocacy organization.

April 30, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration declined to approve two drugs for HIV made by Gilead Sciences for which the company was seeking approval for use as part of treatment regimens.

March 4, 2013

Automatic spending cuts stemming from the failure of Congress and the White House to reach a budget deal will likely harm the disease-preventing capabilities of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a new report.

February 19, 2013

Anthem Blue Cross will indefinitely suspend a policy that would require many specialty pharmacy patients in California, most of them HIV patients, to receive their drugs via mail order in order to receive coverage for them, drawing criticism from patients and retail pharmacies.

February 19, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review to an experimental drug made by ViiV Healthcare for HIV, the company, a joint venture between British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline and American drug maker Pfizer, announced.

January 15, 2013

While replacing a single combination pill for HIV with generics would save the healthcare system money, it could also diminish the effectiveness of treatment, a new study suggests.

January 2, 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Fulyzaq (crofelemer) to relieve symptoms of diarrhea in HIV/AIDS patients taking antiretroviral therapy, a combination of medicines used to treat HIV infection.

December 19, 2012

Nutra Pharma will introduce a stronger version of its OTC pain reliever, the company said Wednesday.

December 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved two generic versions of a drug to treat HIV, according to agency records.

December 12, 2012

Thousands of patients in Los Angeles with serious, chronic diseases could soon find themselves unable to get their drugs from community pharmacies, advocates for the pharmacies said.

November 30, 2012

HIV test maker OraSure Technologies has appointed a new executive to head its consumer marketing division as it prepares to launch a nationwide TV campaign on Saturday.

November 29, 2012

Drug companies have made "remarkable progress" in treatment options for patients with HIV and AIDS, according to two new reports from a drug industry trade group.

November 28, 2012

On World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, Walgreens will encourage communities to focus on the importance of HIV testing and early treatment, both services addressed through its more than 700 HIV-specialized pharmacies coast to coast, the company announced Wednesday.

October 22, 2012

Sanofi Pasteur announced Monday the presentation of three clinical trials of an experimental influenza vaccine.

October 19, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a new drug for HIV made by an Indian company.

September 25, 2012

Patients diagnosed with serious disease have enough on their minds. So Walgreens is doing all it can to make it easier for them to obtain, administer and pay for their specialty and infused medicines, said Mike Ellis, VP specialty pharmacy and infusion.


September 12, 2012

Drug maker Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday that patients applying for its HIV drug assistance program would have a more streamlined application process.

August 28, 2012

While the growth in healthcare costs remains a threat in the United States, the growth in drug expenditures is moderating, but numerous opportunities exist for retail, according to a speech delivered Tuesday morning at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2012 Pharmacy and Technology Conference in Denver by Doug Long, VP industry relations of healthcare industry research firm IMS Health.

August 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new once-a-day combination pill to treat HIV-1 infection in adults who have never been treated for HIV infection.