Jan 2, 2013 Demand for animal drugs is rising amongst pet owners and livestock and poultry farmers.
Dec 11, 2012 Online health site WebMD plans to lay off 14 percent of its staff. Drug companies have curtailed ads because lucrative patents have expired.
Oct 8, 2012 Pharmacies linked to meningitis outbreak not regulated by FDA.
Oct 4, 2012 Recent rain in Missouri has helped drought-stricken farmers. Cattle rancher Ken Lenox says the grass is practically jumping out of the ground. Despite the promise of new feed, hay prices remain high, and ranchers are closely guarding what they have.
Sep 15, 2012 To keep pets out of shelters after owners die, the ASPCA is urging people to plan ahead. Identify a new guardian. Collect medical records. And yes, if you can afford it, put Splash in your will.
Feb 1, 2013 Animal health care is the fastest growing sector of health care. Medicine for the pets we love and the livestock we eat is a more than $4 billion business for the pharmaceutical company Pfizer.
Aug 6, 2012 In China, officials have arrested more than 2,000 people involved in the country's vast counterfeit drug industry.
Jul 31, 2012 Pfizer seems to be weathering the loss of its patent for Lipitor just fine. The drug company says its second quarter profit jumped 25 percent. That's despite lower revenue, and competition from generics for its cholesterol-fighting blockbuster.
Jul 18, 2012 Today, a woman in Australia born without arms or legs reached a multi-million dollar settlement with the distributor of Thalidomide, as a previously undiagnosed victim of the drug's side effects. The case may prompt similar legal action for uncompensated victims around the world.
Jul 3, 2012 GlaxoSmithKline, the huge British drug maker, will pay $3 billion in fines and compensation to the U.S. government and the states. According to the Justice Department, it's the biggest settlement in a health-care fraud case in history.