August 18, 2008

Drug verification company Centice will unveil its PASS Rx product at the National Association of...

August 18, 2008

A government report has found that the Food and Drug Administration did not provide special...

August 18, 2008

A decision by the Food and Drug Administration to not approve an expanded use for...

August 18, 2008

The Department of Health and Human Services plans to replace its ICD-9 code sets, which...

August 18, 2008

Kryptiq, an electronic medical records company, has acquired Secure Network Solutions, Kryptic announced Tuesday....

August 18, 2008

Five women received $5,000 scholarships from Merck at the American Chemical Society 236th National Meeting...

August 18, 2008

A survey in the journal Archives of Surgery has found that 57 percent of respondents...

August 18, 2008

My Healthy Access, which recently signed a joint operating agreement with medical services company NuPhysicia...

August 18, 2008

A new benchmark report from RSR Research found that retailers are holding back on investing...

August 18, 2008

A majority of Internet users have visited Web sites for health-care information, according to a...

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...