August 18, 2008

As co-payments and prescription costs rise, adherence to medications drops, unsurprisingly, especially among lower-income patients,...

August 18, 2008

Researchers have found that survivors of the 1918 influenza pandemic still have antibodies providing resistance...

August 18, 2008

Walgreens on Monday published a short list of suggestions for anyone in Florida, or the...

August 17, 2008

The Food and Drug Administration has received six reports of hemorrhagic or necrotizing pancreatitis in...

August 17, 2008

Two companies have begun a second Phase III study of a drug designed to lower...

August 17, 2008

While it has been used to treat heroin addicts for decades, the opiate derivative methadone...

August 17, 2008

A study has indicated that obesity and diabetes combined increase the risk of heart disease....

August 17, 2008

Rite Aid has already positioned itself as an early-adopter to what has the potential of...

August 17, 2008

After a monumental effort to educate lawmakers about the value of community pharmacy and the dangers the industry faces from new Medicaid reimbursement rules and other regulatory threats, the nation’s pharmacy leaders won a landmark victory last month when the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 became law, despite opposition from the Bush White House. Chain and independent pharmacy leaders deserve to pat themselves on the back. Nevertheless, there’s not much time for celebration. New challenges are waiting.

August 17, 2008

Forty-seven states—including Vermont—want the United States Supreme Court to uphold a ruling against Wyeth that...

August 17, 2008

Pharmaceutical ads have become less memorable and flashy for a variety of reasons, including controversy,...

August 17, 2008

A drug for the most common and malignant brain tumor in adults has received orphan...

August 17, 2008

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, has announced the opening of two...

August 17, 2008

Bethesda, Md.-based WellNet Healthcare has set up Point to Point Healthcare, a social networking Web...

August 14, 2008

Retail Clinician, a publication of the Drug Store News Group, in conjunction with the Convenient...

August 13, 2008

Transdermal drug device company Acrux has signed a licensing deal with KV Pharmaceuticals to bring...

August 13, 2008

More than 140,000 emergency room visits per year result from bad reactions to antibiotics, a...

August 13, 2008

The independent pharmacy franchisor CARE Pharmacies has reached an agreement with Community Specialty Pharmacy Network...

August 13, 2008

Genentech has rejected Roche’s takeover bid, according to an announcement the drug company made Wednesday....

August 13, 2008

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation and the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy on Wednesday partnered...

August 13, 2008

While it can prevent breast cancer and broken bones in elderly women, Schering-Plough’s menopause drug...

August 13, 2008

GloStream, an electronic medical records provider announced today that it has been selected by the...

August 13, 2008

Merck spent almost $1.2 million lobbying on pharmaceutical issues in the second quarter of this...

August 13, 2008

Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Ortho Biotech is recalling more than 44,000 vials of the erythropoiesis-stimulating...