| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The Highland Park Patient Collective has been praised by Yelp reviewers for its sample room where patients can try their meds, its PlayStation 3 and stockpile of games and its cheap outdoor kush that's good for rolling blunts.
But don't expect the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:43 PM
While the recent government shut-down found elected officials in Washington wrangling over the Affordable Care Act's ailing website, back home in New Trier Township, social worker Jeanne Rosser was up to her elbows dealing with real-life medical...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:34 PM
You really should get a flu shot.
But if you get one at a drugstore, you might find yourself wondering whether they're playing fast and loose with people's insurance coverage so the company can score some extra cash.
Paul Rubenstein, 39, has faced...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Now that SeaWorld has announced it is cutting part-timers to a maximum of 28 hours a week - a level that would prevent SeaWorld from having to offer them health insurance under the Affordable Care Act - U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio wants U.S. Health and Human...
| Oct 27, 2013
Re "Getting a clue about flu shots," Column, Oct. 25
Similar to David Lazarus, I went to my local CVS last week for a flu shot and was told that it was not covered by my insurance. Because my insurance policy is a new one, I agreed and paid $31.99 for...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2013
Would you be willing to share with your employer how much you eat, drink, smoke or exercise? And would you be willing to make lifestyle changes in return for a break on the cost of your health insurance? The University of Minnesota offered such...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Wendell Morris stopped recently at a Rite Aid drugstore in Santa Monica to get a flu shot.
A worker at the pharmacy said Morris' insurer, Anthem Blue Cross, didn't cover flu shots. So Morris paid about $30 out of pocket for the vaccination.
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:29 AM
|| Rank || Rank '12 || Company (Local subsidiary) || 2013 Full-time || 2013 Part-time || 2013 Total || 2012 Total ||
|| 1 || 1 || Walt Disney Co. (Walt Disney World) || 43700 || 26200 || 69900 || 66700 ||
|| 2 || 2 || Adventist...
| 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...