| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Obamacare is driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready.
The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and...
| May 5, 2013
You now can go to a Walgreens and get examined by a medical professional. Maybe your blood pressure is a little high, or you've suffered from asthma for years. Walgreens has prescription and over-the-counter medications for you.
And, on your way out...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:44 PM
CVS Caremark insists that it's just complying with federal law by informing customers that their medical information could be "redisclosed" if they sign up for the company's prescription-drug reward program.
Privacy experts, though, question whether CVS...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Q: With the new CVS going up on the northeast corner of South Fourth Street and Emmaus Avenue in Allentown, it appears they're trying to improve the intersection, and they may not be doing quite enough. The need to add a fairly long right-turn lane on...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:43 PM
A lot of people are sick of the money-grubbing spat between Time Warner Cable and CBS, which has resulted in CBS, Showtime and other channels being unavailable to the cable company's subscribers since Aug. 2.
For Alan Ehrlich, this was the last straw....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Since February, CVS Caremark has been pushing its pharmacists to enroll customers in a prescription-drug rewards program.
The benefit to customers is the opportunity to earn up to $50 a year in store credits that can be used to buy shampoo, toothpaste...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
How you greeted the news that the Graham family had sold the legendary Washington Post probably depended on the first thing you do every morning, after you brush your teeth. If you turn on your computer and click to the day's news, you didn't even think...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:03 AM
We're all looking for fun outings with the kids during the summer and the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, RI has new exhibits dedicated to development of imagination, active play and social interaction.
Phase Two of Hasbro's Our Big Backyard is...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:32 PM
"Good news — you've been accepted!" the letter says. "Get up to 75% off when you use these free cards at your favorite pharmacy!"
Enclosed are two plastic cards from National Prescription Savings Network that include personal "member...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Susan Segal normally spends about $30 for a three-month supply of a thyroid medication from CVS Caremark's mail-order pharmacy.
Recently, though, CVS sent her a different thyroid drug, which cost $23 more — a 77% increase.
Segal, 56, called to...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Marie Levine received more than medication when she filled a prescription recently at a local Walgreens pharmacy, even though she didn't know it at the time.
Days later, Walgreens sent a letter inviting Levine to participate in a clinical drug trial...