November 22, 2010

ALEXANDRIA, Va. In another bid to boost the standing of pharmacists in a changing healthcare system, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores urged a leading healthcare think-tank and advocacy group to adopt health quality standards that include a broader role for retail pharmacy professionals.

November 22, 2010

Specialty pharmacy provider Axium Healthcare Pharmacy has received recognition from the National Hemophilia Foundation for its treatment programs ...

November 22, 2010

Blood pressure monitor manufacturer Omron Healthcare is working with the American Heart Association to promote heart health ...

November 22, 2010

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. Par Pharmaceutical has begun shipments of a generic treatment for asthma, the drug maker said Monday.

Par announced that it started shipping zafirlukast tablets in the 10-mg and 20-mg strengths. The drug is a generic version of AstraZeneca’s Accolate.

Accolate has sales of $50 million in the United States per year, according to IMS Health.

November 22, 2010

The pharmaceutical lobby spent more than $5 million lobbying the government during the third quarter ...

November 21, 2010

Vaseline Intensive Rescue, a Unilever brand, is on a mission to rescue dry skin this...

November 21, 2010

An intensive cancer patient management program by Walgreens’ specialty pharmacy professionals could save health plan...

November 18, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday reported that Vigor-25, a product inappropriately marketed as...

November 18, 2010

GNC on Thursday announced the launch of its GNC Longevity Factors, GNC's first and only...

November 18, 2010

No matter how you slice it, the flexible spending account changes that are part of...

November 18, 2010

The fact that CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic was highlighted as an innovator of healthcare delivery by...

November 18, 2010

Pfizer got promising results from a late-stage clinical trial of a cancer treatment, the drug...

November 18, 2010

The Jean Coutu Group may be only biding its time before making another go at...

November 18, 2010

Adding pharmacists to a primary care team could help diabetics better manage associated risks, according...

November 17, 2010

A Type 2 diabetes drug marketed by Eli Lilly and Amylin Pharmaceuticals may lower the...

November 17, 2010

Cardinal Health is looking to expand the pharmaceutical segment of its business by acquiring a...

November 17, 2010

A coalition of six associations, including the Consumer Healthcare Products Association and the National Association...

November 17, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts has created what it calls the industry’s most comprehensive specialty...

November 17, 2010

MinuteClinic, CVS Caremark's network of walk-in medical clinics, was highlighted as a breakthrough innovator in...

November 17, 2010

Swiss drug maker Novartis will focus on innovation as part of a program for long-term...

November 16, 2010

With the holiday season just around the corner, CVS/pharmacy is encouraging older adults and their...

November 16, 2010

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has recommended expanded approval of a vaccine for...

November 16, 2010

A class of alcoholic beverages that rapidly became popular among young people over the last...

November 16, 2010

In the first half of 2010, consumers continued to shift to less-expensive private-label products in...