"I am appalled that politics has once again trumped science," wrote Brooklyn College Health Clinic director and nurse practitioner Ilene Tannenbaum in a letter to the New York Times. That reaction summed up much of the medical community's response to the Department of Health and Human Services' overruling of the Food and Drug Administration's decision to make the Plan B contraceptive pill a full nonprescription product.
Help Remedies, a New York-based creator of "minimalist" over-the-counter medicine, on Tuesday announced national distribution for its line of single-ingredient nonprescription remedies through Walgreens.
Costco Wholesale is calling on the farms that grow cantaloupes and the companies that ship them to be more vigilant in preventing contamination amid one of the deadliest outbreaks of foodborne disease in recent history, according to published reports.
Health experts have expressed fear that Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's comments about the human papillomavirus vaccine could set back progress in vaccinations, according to published reports.
Joseph Selame, who designed a wide range of well-known logos and brand identities for dozens of nonprofit organizations and companies, including CVS/pharmacy, died on March 29 in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 86.
Drug manufacturers are coming up with new versions of their drugs for erectile dysfunction as those drugs’ loss of patent protection and subsequent generic competition draw near, according to published reports.
Walgreens is in the process of introducing a wide-scale national campaign that has its pharmacists recommending Walgreens store-brand products in favor of national brands, the New York Times reported Thursday.