February 11, 2011

Bills introduced in the legislatures of nearly a dozen states have pharmacy benefit managers and the generic drug industry fearing that the bills could lead to limits on doctors’ abilities to prescribe generics through e-prescribing.

January 31, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated the nation’s influenza status.

January 14, 2011

The battle for the prescription status of methamphetamine precursor/popular cough-cold ingredient pseudoephedrine now is heating up in Kentucky, just a few days following a Nevada news report that suggested the state will be considering PSE prescription-only requirements just as soon as a bill is introduced by Nevada Sen. Sheila Leslie, D-Reno.

January 13, 2011

Nevada Sen. Sheila Leslie, D-Reno, is working with Carson City district attorney Neil Rombardo on introducing a bill to require a prescription for pseudoephedrine as a tool to cut down on illicit methamphetamine production, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Wednesday evening.

January 10, 2011

Hygenic/Performance Health, makers of Perform and Biofreeze pain relievers, donated Perform pain reliever product samples and coupons in support of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2011 Run to Stop MS, MS Walks and MS Bike events.

January 7, 2011

Nearly 500 retailers in Mississippi had to submit to Food and Drug Administration inspections concerning alleged tobacco sales to minors, the FDA said Friday.

December 14, 2010

The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has accredited specialty pharmacy provider Axium Healthcare Pharmacy, Axium said Tuesday.

October 20, 2010

A pharmacy that specializes in serving patients with chronic medical conditions has received accreditation status...

September 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for reducing relapses in patients with...

September 12, 2010

Three-out-of-4 new moms initiate breast-feeding, according to the "2010 Breast-feeding Report Card" released Monday by...

September 12, 2010

This year’s third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, which was held at the whimsically themed...

August 22, 2010

With nearly 500 nurse practitioners showing up for the Retail Clinician Education Congress, hosted by...

August 5, 2010

This year's third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, hosted by Retail Clinician magazine in conjunction...

August 2, 2010

The third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress kicked off here Monday, attracting nearly 500 nurse...

August 1, 2010

Take Care Health Systems has praised the designation of National Convenient Care Clinic Week by...

June 29, 2010

Adult obesity rates increased in 28 states in the past year, and declined only in...

June 6, 2010

Mississippi’s state Medicaid authority has reversed proposed cuts to the program’s reimbursements, eliciting praise from...

January 31, 2010

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Saturday announced a legislative line for consumers to call...

January 21, 2010

Four Mississippi legislators earlier this month added the Magnolia State as one of those states...