August 29, 2017

Over a seven year period, researchers found a 34% increase in overdose-related ICU admissions while ICU opioid deaths nearly doubled during that same period.

August 28, 2017

The agency noted that pregnant women may receive any licensed, recommended, age-appropriate influenza vaccine at any time.

August 23, 2017

The proposed orders announced Wednesday bar Synergixx, an ad agency, and its principals Charlie Fusco and Ronald Jahner from engaging in a wide range of marketing practices.

August 23, 2017

According to CTA research, 1.5 million devices designed to amplify ambient sounds are expected to be sold in the U.S. this year.

August 22, 2017

NACDS also is urging the members of Congress to work toward ultimate passage and enactment of the legislation.

August 18, 2017

One OTC category expected to emerge in the coming year is hearing aids, which, when paired with in-store hearing aid service centers, will become a powerful solution set. 

August 16, 2017

According to Kline, future switches will depend on a combination of market-driven forces and safety, as determined by regulators.

August 15, 2017

A recent Food and Drug Administration public meeting kicked off a two-month comment period during which stakeholders have been encouraged to share their input on how best to improve generic competition and what current barriers exist.

August 15, 2017

 Juliet Johnson will lead PhRMA’s day-to-day communication activities in support of the organization’s federal advocacy priorities.

August 15, 2017

Walgreens' Center for Health & Wellbeing Research is led by a team of more than 25 Walgreens health services researchers, clinicians, statisticians, public health practitioners, actuaries and data scientists.

August 14, 2017

National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson said that NACDS' comments shared with the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis were discussed in the meeting.

August 10, 2017

Among condom users, 59.9% of women and 56.4% of men aged 15–44 used only a condom and no other method during their last intercourse in the past 12 months.

August 9, 2017

The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act would mandate the e-prescribing of controlled substances under Medicare Part D. 

August 7, 2017

The new legislation will make certain types of hearing aids available over-the-counter to Americans with mild to moderate hearing impairment.

August 7, 2017

Rep. Mia Love represents Utah’s 4th congressional district and is the former mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah.

August 4, 2017

NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson weighs in on the continued work necessary to combat the opioid crisis following the preliminary report of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.

August 3, 2017

The drug received priority review and breakthrough therapy designations, as well as orphan drug designation for this indication.

August 3, 2017

The bill contains the reauthorizations of the Food and Drug Administration’s Prescription Drug, Biosimilar, and Generic Drug User Fee Acts.

August 1, 2017

At the top of the commission’s list of recommendations is their push to get President Donald Trump to declare a national emergency under the Public Health Service Act or the Stafford Act. 

July 28, 2017

The BAT provision would have ended importers’ ability to deduct the cost of merchandise purchased from other countries.

July 28, 2017

The NACDS called the decision a wise move for patients, consumers and employers alike.

July 24, 2017

At a public meeting on July 18, Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that by the end of the year, the agency would develop an internal strategy for dealing with abbreviated new drug applications, as well as a guidance on the best submission practices.

July 24, 2017

In an eight-month study with its first MTM client, Health Dialog realized significant adherence gains and optimal therapy adoptions to help improve upon CMS' Five-Star Quality Ratings.

July 24, 2017

In its comments to the Senate Finance Committee, the organization outlined the impact that the BAT would have on pharmacies and patients.