April 13, 2015

Supplement industry under continued fire with latest criticism of FDA oversight of BMPEA ingredient coming from Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

April 10, 2015

Tennessee on Wednesday became the eighth state to restrict DXM sales. 

April 8, 2015

USA Today on Wednesday reported that a supplement launch expected in April has already drawn criticism from industry. 

April 7, 2015

A new indication for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals's Pradaxa may be on the horizon. 

April 7, 2015

Harvard researcher on Tuesday reported that BMPEA, an amphetamine isomer, was found in supplements containing the ingredient Acacia rigidula. 

April 7, 2015

The disparity between reimbursement rates and generic drug costs caused by a lag in payment is forcing many community pharmacies to operate at a negative margin.

April 3, 2015

The New York Attorney General on Thursday joins forces with 14 AGs from across the country.

April 1, 2015

The recently Food and Drug Administration-approved AirStrip Sense4Baby monitoring system will enable remote self-administered non-stress tests as part of a comprehensive prenatal care model. 

April 1, 2015

Following a recent warning against the use of homeopathic asthma remedies, the agency is holding a meeting to evaluate homeopathic remedies as a class of medicines. 

April 1, 2015

Teva said it expects the product to be available to patients during second-quarter 2015.

April 1, 2015

Arkansas native and Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon has taken a firm stance against a “religious freedom” measure passed by the Arkansas House on Tuesday.

March 30, 2015

The supplement industry criticized the agreement between GNC and the New York Attorney General's office. 

March 30, 2015

GNC on Monday announced an agreement with the New York Attorney General's office affirming that all of the products called into question by the office were actually in full compliance with cGMPs. 

March 27, 2015

More than 350 pharmacy advocates headed to Capitol Hill for the seventh annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day to further reinforce the recognition by lawmakers of the evolving role of pharmacy in patient care and educate members of Congress about pro-patient, pro-pharmacy policy.

March 27, 2015

The Food and Drug Adminisration on Friday revisited the issue of supplemental applications proposing labeling changes for approved drugs and biologic products. 

March 26, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday launched its 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign.

March 26, 2015

Kentucky last week became the seventh state to restrict DXM sales to adults. 

March 26, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday called on its members not to market powdered pure caffeine to consumers in support of FDA efforts.

March 26, 2015

Hundreds of pharmacy advocates met with members of Congress during the seventh annual NACDS RxIMPACT Day.

March 25, 2015

CRN announced Wednesday that it will host a webinar addressing issues raised by the New York Attorney General's office around how dietary supplements are tested to verify their ingredients. 

March 25, 2015

NACDS leadership was on hand as the White House introduced the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network.

March 25, 2015

A new media initiative gets underway to promote the role that pharmacists can play in addressing challenges seniors face.

March 25, 2015

In this special report, Drug Store News examines the critical role community pharmacy plays in our nation’s healthcare system, and what could be done to close the gap on provider access, lower costs and improve health outcomes for millions of Americans, by enabling the pharmacist to practice at the top of their license.

 

March 23, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration last week warned consumers against using homeoapthic asthma remedies.