May 1, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration is calling for safety and efficacy data on OTC monographed antiseptics. 

April 30, 2015

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

April 22, 2015

Building on its strong service reputation and a solid foundation of loyal shoppers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region, Wegmans will continue its slow but steady expansion as it extends its menu of health-and-wellness offerings.

March 9, 2015

Anne Arundel Medical Center recently opened a new FastCare walk-in clinic inside the Shoppers Food and Pharmacy in Annapolis, Md., and looks to expand footprint over the next 18 months.

February 20, 2015

FDA makes direct-to-consumer genetic testing easier to bring to market. 

February 18, 2015

Natural Product Solutions on Wednesday announced the launch of its new VirMax Blood Sugar Stabilization Formula.

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 11, 2015

Iron supplementation found to reduce time of recovery for blood donors, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study. 

January 6, 2015

People with type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose early in their disease are likely to live longer than those who do not.

December 30, 2014

In an effort to increase food access to neighborhoods designated as food deserts, Baltimore has expanded its Virtual Supermarket Program to two additional communities.

December 16, 2014

Use of cigarettes, alcohol and abuse of prescription pain relievers among teens has declined since 2013, while marijuana use rates were stable, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future survey, released Tuesday.

December 5, 2014

NACDS' VP business development Roy McGrath was one of 31 new members named to Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan's transition team.

December 3, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration published a final rule that sets standards for how information about using medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding is presented in the labeling of prescription drugs and biological products.

 

November 25, 2014

Recently, NACDS provided a summary of the 2014 midterm elections, with an emphasis on the federal level. This memo includes an overview of the state elections, which will shape the operating environment on pivotal state issues.

October 28, 2014

Harris Teeter announced that it will celebrate the grand opening of its Towne Centre at Laurel store on Nov. 11.

October 14, 2014

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., earlier this month launched an investigation into soaring generic drug prices.

October 14, 2014

BeardBrothers, a U.S. army veteran-owned company based out of Pasadena, Md., has created Buck Balm, a new type of beard care product developed specifically for deer hunters.

October 13, 2014

The new ShopRite of Howard Park celebrated on Oct. 11 the grand opening of Q-Care health clinic, a first of its kind in Maryland for a Federally-Qualified Health Center.

October 10, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Gilead's Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) to treat chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection.

September 24, 2014

CVS Health has entered into new clinical affiliations with three academic medical centers — the University of Maryland Medical System, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System — to enhance access to care for patients.

September 3, 2014

The National Institutes of Health has issued a final NIH Genomic Data Sharing policy to promote data sharing as a way to speed the translation of data into knowledge, products and procedures that improve health while protecting the privacy of research participants. 

August 27, 2014

CVS Caremark has entered into a new clinical affiliation with MedStar Health, a healthcare system with 10 hospitals in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region.

August 19, 2014

Walgreens gifted $350,000 to the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

 

July 18, 2014

FedEx on Thursday was indicted as a co-conspirator for illegally distributing pharmaceuticals sourced from a pair of rogue online pharmacies.