June 12, 2015

The drug is a daily oral treatment for children 6 and up with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).

June 12, 2015

The Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition, a group of more than 25 organizations representing patients, has released newspaper and radio advertisements calling for passage of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.

June 11, 2015

In light of the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, the American Medical Association is seeking more stringent state immunization requirements to allow exemptions only for medical reasons.

June 11, 2015

Loblaw has announced that by the end of 2018, its private brands Life Brand and President's Choice household, beauty and cosmetic products will no longer be formulated using triclosan, phthalates or micro beads.

June 10, 2015

The $1.1 billion deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016 and will include Bayer’s Contour line of blood glucose monitors and test strips, as well as lancing devices like Microlet and Elite. 

June 10, 2015

FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card saves users 42% off retail prescription costs on average. 

June 10, 2015

"Despite living in a digital age, no one else has yet addressed ... common health issues in a mobile format," Sumeet Narula of McNeil Consumer Healthcare said regarding its recent app launch. 

June 10, 2015

The Florida Board of Pharmacy on Tuesday held a public hearing in an effort to help those patients gain access to medically necessary pain medications.

June 10, 2015

The free “His Health” screenings are confidential and available at all Sam’s Club locations with a pharmacy. 

June 10, 2015

As Walgreens expands its MDLive telehealth platform to three states, a picture of the changing role of retail pharmacy is coming into focus. 

June 9, 2015

The Glukos Company on Monday launched a campaign where participants may win Glukos product and Tobin Heath autographed memorabilia. 

June 9, 2015

New McKesson call center will enhance patient engagement and support capabilities, the wholesaler said Tuesday. 

June 9, 2015

Millennium Health and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation on Tuesday released a film, “If Only,” to address prescription drug abuse among teens. 

June 9, 2015

The anti-aging skin care line Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare has received the Daily Use Seal of Recommendation from The Skin Cancer Foundation, an international organization devoted to skin cancer prevention, early detection and prompt treatment.

June 8, 2015

Nominations are now being accepted for the American Pharmacists Association annual awards and honors program. The awards will be presented at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Baltimore from March 4 to 7, 2016.

June 8, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration hopes to boost the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine for this coming season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. 

June 8, 2015

Revlon has donated $1 million to the Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program, marking the first phase of its new philanthropic platform.

June 8, 2015

Health information network Surescripts has signed an agreement with eClinicalWorks to extend its electronic prior authorization service to all users of eClinicalWorks software.

June 5, 2015

The company is fighting an injunction that’s keeping Sandoz’s Zarxio from becoming the first biosimilar sold in the United States.

 
June 4, 2015

The Federal Trade Commission plans to examine the advertising practices of the homeopathy industry. 

June 4, 2015

Rite Aid on Thursday posted positive comps coming out of its fiscal first quarter. 

June 4, 2015

Flublok uses an egg-free system, which means that manufacturing it doesn’t require influenza virus or antibiotics.

June 3, 2015

PillPack has shipped more than 1 million dose packs since the startup's launch in February 2014. 

June 3, 2015

FormuTech will expand Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals’ reach into the sports nutrition and diet aid/weight loss markets.