April 21, 2015

A new PhRMA report released Monday found that branded manufacturers invested $51.2 billion last year in R&D. 

April 21, 2015

The National Minority Quality Forum on Tuesday honored PhRMA's John Castellani, for helping to increase diversity in clinical trials. 

April 21, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical on Tuesday made a move for Mylan in a $40 billion deal barring Mylan's proposed acquisition of Perrigo. 

April 20, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy — including in-depth coverage of provider status, generics, pharmacy deserts, point-of-care testing and more — in this multi-page report.

April 20, 2015

Kmart and Shop Your Way have unveiled the new Shop Your Way Pharmacy Rewards Program.
 

April 20, 2015

"Certain aspects of sporting events are similar to governmental advocacy. In both instances there are winners and losers," writes National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey in a recent blog post. 

April 16, 2015

According to the Food and Drug Administration, heart failure is a common condition that affects close to 5.1 million people in the United States. The condition arises when the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. 

April 16, 2015

Louisiana state Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, has introduced legislation to help establish a legal distribution system for medical marijuana.

April 15, 2015

The Cardinal Health Foundation and the American Pharmacists Association recently recognized pharmacists for their efforts in prescription medication misuse prevention.

April 15, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance gave analysts a peek at the company's big-picture outlook during an all-day meeting Wednesday.

April 14, 2015

DSN editor in chief Rob Eder talks about why Congress needs to rethink current DEA regulations that block access to medications to chronic pain patients.

 

April 14, 2015

Total dollars spent on prescriptions in the U.S. were up 13.1%.

April 14, 2015

McKesson ideaShare 2015 will be held in San Diego this year June 24-28. 

April 14, 2015

Taiwan-based drug development company Sunny Pharmtech and Vitruvias Therapeutics, a generic drug development company, on Tuesday announced that they will team up to co-develop a portfolio of generic drug products.

April 13, 2015

Supplement industry under continued fire with latest criticism of FDA oversight of BMPEA ingredient coming from Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

April 9, 2015

Armada Health Care seeking to optimize specialty pharmacy operations with new integrated web-based software platform. 

April 8, 2015

Strong same-store sales help lift Rite Aid annual revenue 3.9% to $26.5 billion. 

April 7, 2015

Harvard researcher on Tuesday reported that BMPEA, an amphetamine isomer, was found in supplements containing the ingredient Acacia rigidula. 

April 7, 2015

The disparity between reimbursement rates and generic drug costs caused by a lag in payment is forcing many community pharmacies to operate at a negative margin.

April 3, 2015

The New York Attorney General on Thursday joins forces with 14 AGs from across the country.

April 2, 2015

Rite Aid's March results spurred a 3% lift in its share price Thursday morning. 

April 2, 2015

Alere's i Strep A test received marketing clearance from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. 

April 1, 2015

Walgreens is teaming up with Shedd Aquarium to provide on-demand access to medicines for animals. 

April 1, 2015

Meijer pharmacy plans to open a full-service retail pharmacy on the campus of the Spectrum Health Medical Center.