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The Big Box Store As Health Provider

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Nearly one-half of U.S. households gladly pay $99 for a year's subscription to Amazon Prime, the guaranteed two-day delivery service that comes with t...

Ramadan 2016 Day One: Maintaining Faith in Islam

Anhar Karim | Posted 06.08.2016 | Religion
Anhar Karim

What lies within? My friend Shahzeb asked if I wanted to come over to his apartment. "To do what?" I asked. "To clean." Despite no part of that s...

Life in Baltimore: One Year After the Death of Freddie Gray and the Unrest

Matthew Cooper | Posted 04.25.2016 | Black Voices
Matthew Cooper

In the months following the unrest, homicides and shootings increased while arrests plummeted. The year ended with 344 homicides, the highest per capita rate in the city's history. The majority of the victims were young black men. Has anything changed ?

9 Ways to Save Money at CVS

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist With more than 9,500 stores, CVS has the largest network of pharmacies in the U.S. You can get a lot more than presc...

10 Best and Worst Deals at CVS and Rite Aid

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.21.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Terence Loose, Contributor It's no secret that drugstore giants Rite Aid and CVS are in constant competition for your business -- from each other...

Simple Tips to Get Cheaper Medications

Nurse Katz | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Nurse Katz

You might also want to make a list of the most expensive medications that your family seems to be taking throughout the year and find a cheaper alternative. On the other hand, you just might want to choose a health insurance that covers the medication you need and the pharmacy of your choice during the next open enrollment period, thus, creating better odds than Vegas!

Writing Your Blurb or Bio: The Essential Points

O'Brien Browne | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

In today's hyper-connected world in which we are daily bombarded with electronic, auditory, written and visual signals and images, the average person grants someone presenting their blurb perhaps 10 to 20 seconds to grab their attention.

Lifesaving Heroin Antidote To Be Sold Over The Counter At More CVS Stores

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

Ohio and New York have been added to a growing list of states in which CVS pharmacies are selling a heroin overdose antidote without a prescription. ...

How CVS Lost $2 Billion And Still Came Out On Top

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business

For many of us, it's a familiar process. You go through a crisis. You spend years soul-searching, wondering what went wrong and how you let things get...

In the Spirit of "Peace on Earth," God Appears on Fox News to Call for Gun Control

Flora Nicholas | Posted 12.22.2015 | Comedy
Flora Nicholas

In a surprising move this holiday season, Our Father, which normally art in heaven, descended down to earth yesterday and added His Almighty voice to the call for gun control. Dressed in a pure white suit, and looking not unlike Morgan Freeman in Bruce Almighty, God appeared on Fox News and said:

15 Convenient Last-Minute Gifts You Can Snag At The Drugstore

The Huffington Post | Lexi Tollefsen | Posted 12.21.2015 | HuffPost Home

With Christmas only days away, there's no time to mess around with crowded malls and online shopping. You've got to get gifts and you've got to do it ...

4-Year-Old Obsessed With CVS Just Got A Birthday Party She'll Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business

When Arkansas mom Sarah Fortune Gill asked her daughter Iris how she'd like to celebrate her 4th birthday, the response was a no-brainer: She didn't w...

CVS To Sell Overdose Reversal Drug Without A Prescription In 12 More States

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

At CVS pharmacies in 12 states, friends and family members of people suffering from opiate addiction will now be able to get the overdose reversal dru...

Do You Have a Grand Challenge?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Grand challenges are ambitious but achievable goals that harness science, technology, and innovation to solve important national or global problems, and that have the potential to capture the public's imagination.

CVS Still Sells Oreos, But Wants You To Walk More To Find Them

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business

CVS is trying to place more emphasis on foods that are good for you by shifting around some of the snacks it offers in its stores. Known primarily for...

We love the Amazon jungle, for now

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 09.05.2015 | Business
Robert Whitcomb

Amazon is an impressive if rather creepy company, with its style set by its cold, "data-driven'' founder/CEO, Jeff Bezos. An Aug. 15 New York Times p...

Here's How Outrageous The Pay Gap Between CEOs And Workers Is

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business

If you thought CEOs were earning way too much while the bulk of their companies' employees got left behind -- well, you weren't wrong. The pay gap bet...

Can Beauty Actually Improve Your Health?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

"It's better to look good than to feel good" went the SNL line made famous by Billy Crystal. It was funny, in part, because it mocked an age-old confl...

US Chamber of Commerce -- A Smokescreen for Big Tobacco

Lisa Gilbert | Posted 07.16.2016 | Politics
Lisa Gilbert

Clearly, there is a deep conflict of interest between the Chamber's aggressiveness on tobacco and the interests of its health-related members. So why is the Chamber so brazenly pursuing the interests of Big Tobacco?

Do Brands Need a 'Sombrero' to Reach Hispanics?

Julissa Bonfante | Posted 06.10.2016 | Latino Voices
Julissa Bonfante

While I think there is no magic bullet in terms of how to market to Hispanics, there are cultural nuisances that brands need to take into consideration when developing their strategies. The Hispanic community does not want to be sold to, we want to be courted, and brands should understand the culture and design effective campaigns.

Kelly Price Accuses L.A. Pharmacy Of Racism

BET.com | Posted 05.19.2015 | Black Voices

Doesn't corporate America know by now not to mess with Kelly Price? In 2012, the Grammy-nominated singer read United Airlines — in particular an...

The 10 Most Popular Stores in America

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business

Half of the most-visited retailers are fast-food chains.

New Video Shows Robert Durst Peeing On Candy Counter At CVS

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 05.07.2015 | Crime

Newly released security video shows accused killer Robert Durst urinating on a candy counter at a Houston CVS last year. In the video, the eccentr...

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

Mark Green | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Mark Green

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Lamarche and Christie agree on Marriage Equality and Charlie Hebdo but, like the country, divide on why it's the fire this time in Baltimore. Will we have recurring police-triggered violence -- from Harlem in 1930s to Ferguson and Baltimore today -- or can government reduce both police violence and urban pathologies?

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

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 06.09.2015 | 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.