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Deja News on Race, Gays, Hebdo... And the 'Error' of Mass Incarceration

Mark Green | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
Mark Green

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Rubio's meme is "I'm the future", but models JFK and Obama didn't want to go back to '20s and '50s. Clinton's is "I'm your neighbor's mom", but will GOP Evita-ize her? Lowry and Vanden Heuvel discuss both as well as whether the bi-partisan agreement on Congress's role on Iran Deal is win-win for both parties.

Meet the New Snake Oil, Same as the Old Snake Oil

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Like Mr. Stanley's miracle cure, most herbal supplements don't deliver the advertised miracles even if the industry is able to prove that the herb is actually in the pills. Americans would be better off spending their billions somewhere else -- like in the fruit and vegetable aisle.

Here's Proof Banning Cigarette Sales Hasn't Hurt CVS

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business

CVS Health reported a better-than-expected quarterly net revenue, boosted by growth in its Medicaid business and strength in specialty drug sales.

Is "Upskilling" Just a State of the Union Pipedream?

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 03.24.2015 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

President Obama may only have named two example of business upping its game in educating its workforce, but that hardly means he is wanting for examples. They're out there.

Jeffrey Young

Why We're Picking Walmart And CVS Over Doctors' Offices

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business

How big retailers hope to fix one of the most annoying things about the American health care system.

10 Cheap Generic Brands That Are Exactly Like the Brand Name

GOBankingRates | Posted 02.18.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Keep this in mind the next time you go shopping, and consider some of the following store products versus their competing name brands. You'll be surprised how well they measure up, and how much money you'll save.

Hunter Stuart

CVS's Cigarette Ban Appears To Have Boosted Sales

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business

CVS's move to ban cigarette sales earlier this year seems to be paying off. Revenue jumped 9.7 percent in CVS' latest quarter from the same period ...

Guy Dresses Up As A CVS Receipt, Wins Halloween

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business

Is your CVS receipt as tall as you are? Reddit user Lord_Nugget's practically was, and it inspired a brilliant Halloween costume. "Dear CVS, t...

CVS To Charge Some Customers More For Using Pharmacies That Sell Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business

It may soon be cheaper to fill your prescriptions at CVS than at Walgreens. That's because Caremark, a subsidiary of CVS Health that manages prescr...

Hunter Stuart

CVS Considered Banning Candy And Soda On Top Of Cigarettes

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- When CVS made the decision to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in February, it was a pretty radical move. But the compan...

CVS Will Pay $225,000 Penalty For Mislabeling Packages

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.04.2014 | Business

CVS has agreed to pay a $225,000 penalty for mislabeling store-brand beauty products. The health and retail giant settled allegations by four Calif...

CVS Caught Illegally Charging Women For Birth Control

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business

CVS has been illegally charging women for birth control, violating an Obamacare provision that forces insurers to cover generic contraceptives at no c...

Every Company Can and Should Replicate CVS' Social Good

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Stuart Muszynski

We encourage more companies to consider making "doing good" both an input and an output of their missions, values, products, and employees. Every company can have its CVS moment.

Thank You, CVS Health and Walgreens

Elaine Pawlowski | Posted 11.09.2014 | Impact
Elaine Pawlowski

Although national news has reported on CVS's decision to discontinue selling cigarettes, the national news should also be highlighting CVS and Walgreens in their efforts to save a life and reduce overdose deaths.

CVS Makes Awesome Pro-Gay Move

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.04.2014 | Gay Voices

CVS is rebranding -- and they want you to know that your family is welcome, no matter what that family may look like. Ever since CVS stopped sellin...

Jeffrey Young

Why Is CVS Walking Away From $2 BILLION A Year?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business

The company formerly known as CVS Caremark made a big splash Wednesday by yanking whatever tobacco products it had left on the shelves a month earlier...

Delivering on a Promise: CVS Steps Up in the Fight Against Tobacco

Harold Wimmer | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and illness in the U.S. Every year, almost half a million people die from tobacco-caused disease. Reducing access to tobacco is an important first step.

CVS Changes Name And Stops Selling Tobacco Products

AP | Tom Murphy | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco n...

'Smoke and Mirrors': Eliminating Tobacco from Pharmacies

Dr. Saud Anwar | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Saud Anwar

I urge every smoker to talk with his/her doctor about various methods to stop smoking. Please consider adding your voice to those who hold individuals and corporations accountable for their choices. With the right mirror, we just might make the smoke disappear.

CVS Quits Tobacco for Good

Nancy Brown | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

It's not just good for health, it's good for business. As the CEO of a non-profit health organization, this is what one would expect me to say. Yet fo...

How 100 Gargantuan Companies Stack Up On CEO-To-Worker Pay

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

Just how much more do the heads of major companies make than their workers? A new interactive from PayScale, a business research group, illustrates...

The 10 Most Popular Stores In America

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 05.03.2014 | Business

America’s most visited stores are popular for a variety of reasons. According to data provided by Placed, a consumer habits data service provider th...

Jillian Berman

CVS Sued Over Controversial Wellness Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Business

A CVS employee is suing the pharmacy chain over its controversial health-screening program. CVS cashier Roberta Watterson claims the company made ...

CVS: A Prescription to Do the Right Thing

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 05.04.2014 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

CVS is a notable exception and, hopefully, a tipping point in moving companies from being profit-driven to profit-and-purpose-driven.

CVS Execs Are Taking a Stunning Risk

Robert Hurley | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Robert Hurley

I am inspired by CVS and will continue to be a customer. I may even buy their stock.