February 24, 2015

Shire on Tuesday acquired Meritage, which includes the phase 3-ready compound Oral Budesonide Suspension for the treatment of adolescents and adults with eosinophilic esophagitis.

February 24, 2015

An American Academy of Neurology study found that people who exhibit a resistance to aspirin may be more likely to have more severe strokes. 

February 24, 2015

Researchers found that switching glaucoma patients to a generic prostaglandin analogue improved adherence. 

 

February 23, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week reported several influenza hot spots across the nation. 

February 23, 2015

Kim Coalter, a staffer for Rep. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., toured Fred's Super Dollar pharmacy in Mississippi last week.

February 23, 2015

A centralized notification system for immunization reminders would significantly improve childhood immunization rates, according to a study pubished in  JAMA Pediatrics

February 23, 2015

Study finds that vitamin D depletion linked more closely to diabetes than obesity. 

February 23, 2015

Surescripts expands reach of its electronic prior authorization solution and now reaches 250,000 prescribers.

February 23, 2015

Valeant Pharmaceuticals bolsters GI franchise in a $14.5 billion deal to acquire Salix Pharmaceuticals. 

February 20, 2015

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

February 20, 2015

More seniors would use technology to monitor their heart health if recommended to do so by their doctors. 

February 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Leadership & Education Institute and the Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society have selected the recipient of the 2015 Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award.

February 20, 2015

The global wearable devices market will grow to 187.2 million units annually by 2020.

 

February 20, 2015

The recently introduced Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2015 receives support from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

February 20, 2015

GoHealth announced that Walgreens part-time employees are able to enroll in GoHealth’s online marketplace.

February 20, 2015

Walgreens to celebrate fifteenth flagship location in Honolulu.

 

February 19, 2015

Walgreens on Thursday announced that Ibrance (palbociclib) is immediately available through Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy.

February 19, 2015

CRN files second amicus brief challenging FTC "rigid standard" in evaluating supplement claims.

February 19, 2015

IRI and Kline & Co. establish an exclusive alliance to provide clients with a greater level of actionable insights.

February 19, 2015

Pipeline Rx seeks to expand healthcare resources and enhance medication safety for patients in rural and remote areas.

February 19, 2015

Rite Aid turns to its customer base for health-and-wellness product ideas. 

February 19, 2015

KLAS reports that healthcare providers ranked ScriptPro’s SP Central Pharmacy Management System No. 1 in the category of Software Solutions— Pharmacy – Outpatient (Retail).

February 19, 2015

Surescripts on Thursday released a step-by-step video guide targeting both small providers and health systems to enable adoption of electronic prescribing of controlled substances.

February 18, 2015

The Mentholatum Co., a division of Japan's Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., is expanding distribution of its Hada Labo Tokyo skin care in the Northeastern and Florida markets with Bed Bath & Beyond’s Harmon Face Values.