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Major CVS Health Lawsuit Moves Ahead

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept 12 (Reuters) - The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday allowed a class action lawsuit seeking more than $3 billion to go forward ...

Expanding the Business of Public Health

Linda P. Fried | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business
Linda P. Fried

America's public health challenges -- from the prevalence of diabetes to poor nutrition to air pollution to climate change to the health that cities foster -- require the active participation of business if they are to be overcome.

CVS Takes a Page From Development Playbook

Karl Hofmann | Posted 04.21.2014 | Impact
Karl Hofmann

CVS's decision to quit marketing tobacco products is getting lots of well-deserved attention. And, I'd imagine competitors will follow suit. But its ...

CVS Shows That Responsibility for Health Sits on Many Shelves

Linda P. Fried | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda P. Fried

CVS's decision, which will take effect nationwide in October, is an admirable one, precipitated by the changing role of drugstores: from convenience stores to health care providers that increasingly offer flu shots and treat minor health care needs in walk-in clinics.

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.

These Are 16 Things CVS Should Also Stop Selling

Gene Marks | Posted 04.11.2014 | Comedy
Gene Marks

This past week drugstore chain CVS announced that it will no longer sell tobacco products at its stores. But why stop there? Ever been to a CVS? There are plenty of other products that they sell that should also be taken off the shelves.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 2/7/14

John Zipperer | Posted 04.09.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take your eyes off the Sochi Olympics long enough to take our Week to Week news quiz and test your current affairs skills.

CVS Walks the Talk

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Chris Komisarjevsky

Not only does it speak to principles but it now puts teeth into them by walking away from products that, although certainly lucrative, go against the company's purpose and what it believes is right.

Three Companies Get it Right

Richard Robbins | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Richard Robbins

Their forward-looking leaders recognized that, in fact, the biggest risk you can take is not taking risks.

CVS Makes the Right Call on Tobacco

Anthony Hatcher | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Anthony Hatcher

A paradox I recall from my youth was the juxtaposition of a cigarette machine at the front of the store and medicine to treat smoking-related diseases housed at the rear.

Smoke & Mirrors

John Friedman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
John Friedman

Rather than hiding, CVS publicly stood up and declared its decision for the world to see. The company should be respected for being transparent. Whether or not they will be rewarded for the decision remains to be seen.

CVS Makes Big Move Against Big Tobacco

Reuters | Phil Wahba and Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

Feb 5 (Reuters) - CVS Caremark Corp said on Wednesday that it would stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first U...

Customers Reimbursed For Pricing Error

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- The Federal Trade Commission said that it is mailing refund checks to 13,000 Medicare Part D beneficiaries who were overcharged for drugs ...

Woman Spends A Night In Jail After Pharmacy Trip From Hell

Loren Berlin | Posted 05.07.2012 | Money

When you go get a prescription filled, you typically brace for a few bad outcomes: There's the possibility your insurance won't cover your drug or you...

CEO Netting Tens Of Millions In Retirement

AP | TOM MURPHY | Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

-- Former CVS Caremark Chairman and CEO Thomas M. Ryan headed into retirement last year with a $58.5 million pension payment and $33.7 million from s...

UPDATE: Urine Test On Aisle Five? Walmart Looks To Expand Medical Services

Posted 01.09.2012 | Business

Walmart shoppers may soon be able to get a physical or have an allergy test after picking up their groceries if the big-box retailer gets its way. ...

If We're Shy Around Vibrators, Why Are Drugstore Models Selling So Well?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 12.03.2011 | Women

Once upon a time, vibrators were the wares of seedy shops with a minimum age required for entry. Soon, they will be coming to the silver screen. "Hyst...

'Nuance Salma Hayek': Beauty Collection Launches at CVS

Posted 10.11.2011 | Latino Voices

RetailingToday.com CVS/pharmacy officially has announced the launch of its exclusive beauty collection, Nuance Salma Hayek, developed in partnershi...

Think Twice Before Taking a Paper Receipt

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

When shopping, how many times do you hear the cashier ask, "Would you like a receipt"? And how many times do you take one? Well, here's some eye-ope...

Man Killed Over Stolen Toothpaste: CVS Murder Victim's Father Sues, Politicians Speak Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The death of a man who was detained and choked by a CVS employee after he allegedly stole crayons and toothpaste from the Chicago store has community ...

Officer Was On The Scene As Man Was Choked To Death By CVS Employee For Stealing Toothpaste

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The story of a man who was choked to death by a CVS employee after stealing toothpaste from the Chicago store on Saturday is getting even more scrutin...

Shoplifter Dies From Worker's Chokehold, Cops Say There Won't Be Charges

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE (5/11/10) An off-duty officer was on the scene as the man was choked to death. Check out the full update here. A shoplifting suspect died Sa...

The Year of the Man-Child

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Catie Lazarus

What Did You Learn in 2009? Test your knowledge by answering these objectively scientific questions about the celebrities, politicians and fifteen minute famers who made headlines.

CVS Dropping Chia Obama

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than three weeks after CVS stores started selling the controversial Obama chia pets, the pharmacy chain is pulling them from its shelves. In Apr...

Duane Reade at Death's Door?

Gothamist | John Del Signore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Despite (or because of?) its ubiquity, Duane Reade is deeply in debt, and last week its corporate parent, private-equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partner...