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  • CVS Caremark, No. 2 drugstore chain, will end all tobacco sales

    WASHINGTON — CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 retail stores by Oct. 1, a landmark decision that would make it the first national pharmacy company to cease tobacco sales.
  • CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise

    CVS Caremark Corp.'s imminent exit from the cigarette and tobacco business — an unprecedented move for a major pharmacy company — is being cheered by many medical professionals and lawmakers as a triumph of corporate responsibility over the...

    New Trier Township prescription aims to fill the gap

    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...

    Man barricaded in Verizon store robbed pharmacy, witness says

    Man barricaded in Verizon store robbed pharmacy, witness says
    An armed man who barricaded himself in a La Crescenta Verizon store Friday afternoon first robbed a Rite Aid in the same shopping center, one shopper told The Times. Rachel Belofsky of Sunland and her mother had stopped at the Rite Aid to pick up a...

    Lying about your age in L.A. is more common than you may think

    Everyone in L.A. lies about his or her age, says the author of the book "Career Comeback — Repackage Yourself to Get the Job You Want." "This is the most youth-oriented city on the planet, where you're only as old as your cosmetic dermatologist...