March 31, 2009

Merchant extraordinaire Vern Brunner once described his boss, former Walgreens chairman and CEO Dan Jorndt,...

March 30, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating advanced kidney cancer,...

March 30, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration has approved four generic versions of a migraine headache drug,...

March 30, 2009

A viral disease mostly found in Asia but rare in the United States that kills...

March 30, 2009

Legislation introduced in the House last week and given a hearing Tuesday before the House...

March 30, 2009

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has appointed a GlaxoSmithKline executive to its board of directors, the drug...

March 30, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration has given the first tentative approval under the President’s Emergency...

March 30, 2009

Three pharmaceutical organizations have banned together to file a lawsuit against Washington, challenging the state’s...

March 30, 2009

Pharmacy benefit manager Restat has appointed a new president, the private company announced Tuesday....

March 30, 2009

An anti-smoking drug normally prescribed to otherwise healthy people also works for people with cardiovascular...

March 30, 2009

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, is offering free healthcare services for...

March 29, 2009

A statin drug reduces the risk of internal blood clots, according to analysis of a...

March 29, 2009

An investigational drug for treating Hodgkin lymphoma has received fast-track designation from the Food and...

March 29, 2009

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic version of Pfizer’s Zithromax, agency records...

March 29, 2009

British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has submitted data from a phase 3 efficacy study on a...

March 29, 2009

A phase 2 study of an investigational drug for treating acute heart failure has shown...

March 29, 2009

McKesson Corp. revealed Monday that Safeway will deploy its newest pharmacy management system, EnterpriseRx, in...

March 29, 2009

Rite Aid on Monday sweetened the pot on its Rite Aid Rx Savings Card offering...

March 29, 2009

Former Baltimore health commissioner Joshua Sharfstein will serve as acting Food and Drug Commissioner beginning...

March 29, 2009

“Step therapy,” which requires members of healthcare plans to try first-line medications before they can...

March 29, 2009

It looks as though the 2008/2009 influenza season will go down as one of the...

March 29, 2009

With negotiations between retail pharmacy leaders and the state of Washington at an impasse over...

March 28, 2009

As parent company AmerisourceBergen merged more of its old Family Pharmacy network of independent drug stores and store-support services into its resurgent Good Neighbor Pharmacy operations and marketing umbrella, GNP has continued a rapid growth spurt and muscled its way into the top tier of national drug store brands.

March 28, 2009

One of the reasons the American Pharmacy Cooperative Inc. has been successful is because its board of directors is actively involved in setting the goals and objectives of the organization and “making sure everything the organization does is focused on making its members successful,” according to Tim Hamrick, CEO of the 25-year-old, 1,300-member group headquartered in Bessemer, Ala.