| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I, for one, do not think that having doctors dispense drugs in their office is a bad practice ("Lawmakers must address prescription drug loophole in workers' comp cases," April 14). Why is it that only the pharmaceuticals and CVS stores can make all of...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:47 AM
It’s only fair to commence this screed with a disclosure of personal bias: I’m not thrilled with my local neighborhood CVS store. I wasn’t a fan back when it was an Eckerd Pharmacy, either. Regardless of who owns the place, the waiting...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The hunt for quality fried chicken has gotten a little harder, thanks to the closure of Maryland Fried Chicken in Palmer Township earlier this year.
The fast-casual restaurant at 2469 Nazareth Road, in the 25th Street Shopping Center, was an area staple...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Authorities will collect unwanted and expired prescription drugs Saturday from residents looking to get rid of their supplies.
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, Glendale Police Department and CV Alliance, a local nonprofit drug and alcohol...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:06 AM
CVS pharmacies have more than 800 clinics nationwide. The first ones in Hampton Roads open this week in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach as part of a nationwide expansion of 150.
Look for new clinics in Hampton, Newport News and Williamsburg in May and...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:14 PM
WASHINGTON — Fans of the Jet City Rollergirls are hearing public announcements about Obamacare when they go to the roller derby track north of Seattle.
Univision, the nation's largest Spanish-language television network, is airing half-hour...
| Mar 1, 2014
Last Christmas Eve, Dan Quartin of Newington brought his 11-year-old cat to the veterinarian.
"They determined that the cat, Rusty, had diabetes," Quartin said. "The doctor printed out on a computer what I needed to get at a pharmacy — the insulin...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:25 PM
CVS Caremark Corp. could face as much as $29 million in fines for allegedly losing track of prescription painkillers at four of its California stores, from which authorities said thousands of pills may have been sold on the black market.
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:44 PM
In his 30 years as a pharmacist, including three at a CVS Caremark store in Northern California, Wayne Wilson said it was all too common for drugstore employees to steal prescription drugs, which would often make their way to the black market.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:51 AM
A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general is urging chief executive officers of five major retailers, including Walmart, to stop selling tobacco products, saying it is contradictory to carry such items in stores that also provide health care services.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:39 AM
During the last decade, local, state and federal governments have sought to make smoking inconvenient by restricting where and when people can light up. They have made it more expensive by increasing taxes — to the point that a pack of cigarettes...