November 16, 2017

Drug Store News sat down with Chester “Chip” Davis, president and CEO of the Association for Accessible Medicines, to discuss how the generics industry is adapting to a changing market, and new opportunities manufacturers may be looking to pursue.

November 15, 2017

Heplisav-B is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in the United States in more than 25 years and the only two-dose hepatitis B vaccine for adults.

November 15, 2017

The recent discovery of the endocannabinoid system, from 1990 to 1993, within the body and the research of hemp/cannabis on it, as well as the legal clarity and risk mitigation, are racing us to a category market explosion. 

November 13, 2017

Packaging is the distillation of the brand’s identity and purpose, so it’s essential to understand the regulatory constraints very early on in the brand design process.

November 13, 2017

Alex Azar was president of Eli Lilly from 2012 until January 2017, having joined the company in 2007 as senior vice president of corporate affairs and communications.

November 10, 2017

Prohibited under the S1 Anabolic Agent category of the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List, SARMs have raised serious concerns for FDA, USADA and the legitimate dietary supplement industry.

November 2, 2017

The NIH is currently researching a "precision medicine" approach to managing diabetes, where a person’s genes, environment, lifestyle and other factors all help determine the best treatment plan.

November 1, 2017

The report, issued at the commission’s final meeting Wednesday, includes recommendations that were part of suggestions made to the Administration by industry organizations. 

October 31, 2017

Amarin requested that ITC issue a general exclusion order prohibiting the importation of the fish oils.

October 29, 2017

Shingrix was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration on Oct. 20 for use in adults aged 50 years and older.

October 24, 2017

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has penned a letter outlining four potential policy efforts aimed at building on current collaborative efforts to stem opioid abuse, while maintaining high-quality patient care.

October 23, 2017

The vaccine has shown over 90% efficacy across all age groups in the prevention of shingles, a painful and potentially serious disease that affects one in tnree people in the United States.

October 23, 2017

State Rep. Jay Trumbull, representing Florida’s 6th District, is just one of the legislators supporting his local independent pharmacy, Coopers Drugs in Panama City.

October 17, 2017

According to the court, the defendants marketed their dietary supplement diet aids with claims including “rapid fat loss,” “fat burner,” “extreme weight loss guaranteed” and “curbs the appetite,” in violation of a 2008 order.

October 12, 2017

The survey also found that more than two-thirds (67%) of Americans reported having at least one chronic health condition.

October 12, 2017

There is enormous opportunity on the table around hemp-based wellness products, which could become a sizeable slice of an overall $100 billion medical marijuana pie, Kelly Coughlin suggested.

October 11, 2017

In 2012, California became the first state to prohibit sales of DXM-containing products to minors. Since then, 13 states have signed similar laws.

October 6, 2017

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is partnering with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and the American Public Health Association to host a workshop about building partnerships across public health agencies and pharmacies.

October 5, 2017

The Independent Pharmacy Cooperative’s government relations team, alongside board members, recently took to the nation’s capital to discuss issues affecting independent pharmacy with legislators.

October 4, 2017

When the expansion is complete, medication disposal kiosks will be available in approximately 1,500 Walgreens stores nationwide.

October 3, 2017

The educational event was sponsored by the bipartisan, bicameral Dietary Supplement Caucus with help from trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry.

October 3, 2017

In a post on the Food and Drug Administration’s blog, commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb noted that in many instances complex drugs — which include drugs with complex active ingredients and complex drug-device combination products — do not have generic competitors for various reasons.

September 29, 2017

Influenza vaccination coverage last year across the entire U.S. population was 46.8%, an increase of 1.2 percentage points from the previous season.

September 29, 2017

Nearly 43 million Americans are on SNAP, according to USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, with each household receiving an average monthly benefit of approximately $253.