September 19, 2012

Drug maker Vivus has released what it called the first new drug in 13 years for chronic weight management in adults.

September 18, 2012

Just days after Sanofi Pasteur's hiring of actor Chris O'Donnell as a celebrity spokesman for its flu vaccination campaign, the American Lung Association has hired actress Sarah Chalke for its campaign, for which it is also collaborating with Sanofi Pasteur.

September 18, 2012

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals has launched a drug for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the company said Tuesday.

September 18, 2012

Social media was the biggest topic of discussion as regional retail pharmacy executives from around the country gathered last month for the Southern Drug Stores Association's annual meeting.

September 17, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic ulcer treatment made by Wockhardt, the Indian drug maker said Monday.

September 17, 2012

An organization focused on Type 1 diabetes research announced Monday the winners of a competition to find new ways to treat the disease.

September 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic psychiatric drug made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Lupin said Thursday.

September 13, 2012

The vaccines division of French drug maker Sanofi has signed a deal with actor Chris O'Donnell to promote its flu vaccination products, the company said.

September 10, 2012

Procter & Gamble, a worldwide Olympic partner, is celebrating the success of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and is recognizing the performances delivered by the Canadian Paralympic Team.

September 10, 2012

A Schnuck Markets store in Missouri will sponsor a special sampling of gluten-free foods to mark a day of recognition for people who can't eat gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley.

September 6, 2012

A panel of Food and Drug Administration experts is recommending that the agency approve an experimental drug for cystic fibrosis made by Novartis, the Swiss drug maker said.

September 6, 2012

While regulations meant to control the prices of drugs dispensed through physician offices for injured workers can keep costs down without limiting access, employers in many states may end up paying more than twice what they would have if the workers had gone to a pharmacy instead, according to a new study.

September 6, 2012

Walgreens will offer products and other resources for women who have fertility complications due to cancer treatment, under a partnership with Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced Thursday.

August 30, 2012

Club retailer Costco Wholesale posted sales of $7.4 billion for the month of August, reporting an 8% sales increase over August 2011 and an increase in comps that beat analysts' expectations.

August 27, 2012

AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from July 19 to Aug. 1, 2012. There were a total of 745 respondents who were recruited via AccentHealth's national, online panel of network viewers ages 18 years and up who opt-in to participate in reasearch with AccentHealth.

June 22, 2012

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May 16, 2012

Amneal Pharmaceuticals is adding blackberry flavoring to a generic diabetes drug following feedback from customers, the company said Wednesday.

April 25, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline said its offer to buy Human Genome Sciences was "full and fair" Wednesday after HGS turned it down last week, according to published reports.

April 23, 2012

The Upsher-Smith Party and the Time Warner-Colgate Party were among the events Sunday night at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

April 23, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of an authorized generic version of a drug used to lower blood glucose in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

April 22, 2012

The Opening Celebration at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

April 21, 2012

At the Cabanas at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

April 21, 2012

The Revlon Party and the First Dance Party — sponsored by Energizer, Hallmark and Kellogg — were among the events Friday night at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

April 19, 2012

Generic drug maker Watson is challenging the patent protection on a drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes.