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 20, 2015

Boiron app is leading 4,500 customers per week to the most appropriate homeopathic remedy.

February 20, 2015

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

February 20, 2015

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

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

February 19, 2015

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

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

Acura Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced the initiation of treatment in a pilot clinical study of two experimental formulations of Nexafed (pseudoephedrine HCl) extended-release tablets.

February 18, 2015

Flonase Allergy Relief partnered with The Weather Channel to provide allergy tools and resources. 

 

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.

February 18, 2015

Lupin Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday launched the InspiraChamber Anti-Static Valved Holding Chamber for respiratory medicines under a strategic licensing agreement with InspiRX.

February 18, 2015

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

February 18, 2015

PatientsLikeMe and Walgreens are trying to make it easier for people to understand how the medications they take may affect them.

 

February 17, 2015

CVS Health weighs in on the next chapter in the debate about the impact of expensive drugs on the healthcare system in a commentary that appears today on the Health Affairs blog.

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 17, 2015

Lupin and Celon Pharma announced Tuesday that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will jointly develop a fluticasone/salmeterol dry powder inhaler product which is a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Advair Diskus.

February 13, 2015

In response to the New York Attorney General’s recent recall of herbal supplements from four major retailers, the Council for Responsible Nutrition has assembled a microsite for consumers.

February 13, 2015

During this webcast, ECRM lead business intelligence analyst Tanie Andraos discusses findings from ECRM Data's Ad Comparisons research covering the cough-cold category, highlighting trends in retailer and brand circular strategies and tactics.

February 12, 2015

Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., on Thursday introduced companion legislation to House bill H.R. 471.

 

February 12, 2015

Procter & Gamble’s Crest has unveiled its latest advancement in oral care with Crest Pro-Health [HD], a new two-step system formulated for deep cleaning and advanced whitening that promises to go beyond your ordinary toothpaste.

February 12, 2015

The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed legislation to help curb prescription drug diversion and abuse and protect patients in need of medication.