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. 

March 19, 2015

In a letter to the Senate, the Food and Drug Administration acknowledged that DNA barcoding is not routinely used to identify botanical ingredients. 

March 18, 2015

Bipartisan legislation to improve medication therapy management services for senior citizens enrolled in Medicare received a nod from NACDS.

March 18, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition and think tank American Conference Institute will co-present the third annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements, the companies announced Tuesday. 

March 16, 2015

Community Pharmacy: The face of neighborhood health care in America

March 13, 2015

Community pharmacy leaders routinely host pharmacy tours in their stores throughout the year to help demonstrate firsthand to members of Congress and policy-makers the important interaction pharmacists provide patients every day, and the importance of supporting measures that help promote pharmacy to help expand patient access, improve health outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

March 13, 2015

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

March 13, 2015

With health reform and the shift to accountable, evidence-based medicine slowly but surely transforming the nation’s massive but troubled healthcare system, new moves are afoot in both the legislative and executive branches of government that will further elevate the role played by the nation’s 300,000 pharmacists.

March 13, 2015

Thank you to the 114th Congress for welcoming the participants in the 2015 NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill! We appreciate the opportunity to meet with you and discuss the key policy issues that shape pharmacy patient care for your constituents.