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Walgreens Is Suing Disgraced Blood-Testing Startup Theranos

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 11.10.2016 | Business

Walgreens filed a lawsuit against disgraced blood-testing startup Theranos on Tuesday. The retail pharmacy giant once helped float Theranos to a $9 b...

Immunizations: One of the Best Ways Red Nose Day Is Helping Kids

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.24.2016 | Impact
Dr. Orin Levine

Laugh. Give. Save a kid. Thursday, May 26 is Red Nose Day in the United States and it's all about lifting kids out of poverty both in the U.S. and abroad.

9 Secret Ways to Save Money at Walgreens

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

Not only does this pharmacy offer medications, groceries, beauty products and a variety of everyday items, but Walgreens also provides medical care and immunizations at its walk-in clinics in more than 400 of its stores.

Friday Talking Points -- It's My Party and I'll Cry If I Want To

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's been a pretty momentous week in the history of American politics, folks. The Republican Party is going to nominate Donald Trump to run for the highest office in the land. Politics and entertainment are now one.

5 Companies That Are Betting Big On Diversity

Posted 05.03.2016 | Business

Winning at workforce diversity isn’t easy; the inclusion puzzle has confounded countless companies striving to cultivate a culture that values peopl...

Walgreens Broaches Possible Health Benefits Of Medical Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.30.2016 | Business

Walgreens wants to talk about marijuana. In what appears to be an unprecedented move for a company its size, Walgreens published a discussion of the p...

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!

This Doctor Is Making Environmentalists Really Mad

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 01.27.2017 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

Krill are the basis of the food chain: without them, there would be no penguins, seals or blue whales. One blue whale alone needs to eat 40 million krill a day to survive! However, those creatures are having a much harder time finding food because of the krill oil rush that Dr. Oz helped spark.

Restaurants and Stores Open on Christmas 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 12.21.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Laura Woods, Contributor Christmas Day is a federal holiday, so most people get the day off work to spend time with their loved ones. However, t...

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 ...

This Is How Congress Can Save Medicare

Michael Hodin | Posted 10.26.2016 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

In the days before literally everything inside the Beltway is subsumed by the politics of the Presidential campaign, there might be one piece of legislation on which both sides of the aisle surely could agree: Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2015.

How an Ordinary Person Can Change the World, Well at Least Start the Process...

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 07.10.2016 | Impact
Janice S. Lintz

Imagine waking up one day and learning that your daughter has a hearing loss. Imagine finding out the access your daughter needs doesn't exist in this country but does elsewhere.

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.

Eva Mendes Answers All Of Our Drugstore Makeup Prayers

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 03.20.2015 | Style

Eva Mendes just added a new title to her resumé. The actress was recently named the creative director of Circa, a makeup brand with a range of pr...

Who and What We Trust Might Kill Us

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 04.25.2015 | World
Ashley Wren Collins

Trust. It's a hefty word, stamped on American currency ("In God We Trust"), integrated into marriage vows, and considered a vital component for both professional and personal relationships. Yet too often trust is on autopilot, given freely unless proven otherwise.

The Truth Behind Your Supplements

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

A study will support the benefit of certain supplements in one type of patient but show harm when the same supplements are taken by another group or people with different medical conditions. The key is to know the difference.

New Year, Fresh Start: Congressional Dos and Don'ts

Jaimie Woo | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Jaimie Woo

Another year has come and gone, and 2015 presents an opportunity to start fresh. With that in mind, it's time for the newly minted 114th Congress to make the right choices for the public's interest in its New Year's resolutions, and making the tax code fairer is a good place to start.

Hanging Up: When Your Phone Number Is One Digit Off From Walgreens

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 03.18.2015 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

When your phone number is one digit off from the local Walgreens phone number, you hang up on people a lot. And then you walk around your house kind of steaming mad about it, mumbling to yourself, with an edge that's hard to shake. Take it from me: I'm an expert.

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.

Tom Harkin and the Ladder of Opportunity

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi | Posted 02.14.2015 | Politics
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

This week Senator Tom Harkin delivered his farewell address to the U.S. Senate after 40 years of public service and profound leadership on disability issues. His landmark work on the Americans with Disabilities Act dramatically increased opportunities for people with disabilities.

Fall of Inversions

Susan E. Harley | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Susan E. Harley

Time is running out for Dave Camp to leave a positive legacy on taxes. Putting multinational corporations on the road to paying their fair share would be the perfect parting gift to his Michigan constituents.

Mentor 2.0 (Mentor + Sponsor)

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Julie Kantor

I was on cloud 91/2 last week at the Diversity Women's Leadership Conference conference put on Diversity Woman Magazine at the Grand Floridian (heav...

Burger King: Being Your Way Is Not OK

Susan E. Harley | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Susan E. Harley

In a move apparently to be more progressive, Burger King recently changed its motto from "have it your way" to "be your way." But the company's recent decision to merge with Tim Hortons and move its headquarters to Canada, which reportedly could score tax reductions for the company, is downright regressive.

Recent Inversion Wave Brings on Slew of Outrage -- What's Next?

Jaimie Woo | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics
Jaimie Woo

By buying out a foreign company and using it as a tax haven, companies that "invert" don't move abroad in any real sense, and continue to benefit from America's infrastructure, education system, security and large consumer market.