Walgreens adds some sparkle to Red Nose Day

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DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is returning as the exclusive retailer of the Red Noses for the fourth annual Red Nose Day, helping raise funds to…...

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Five ways Amazon can jump into health care

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  BOSTON — Online retail giant Amazon will enter the broader health care market — it’s just a question of how, according to global management consulting…...

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CVS Be The First youth anti-smoking drive enters 3rd year

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WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its “Be The First” multiyear smoking cessation campaign, CVS Health plans to award $10 million this year to support…...

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CVS steps up opioid abuse prevention in New Hampshire

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WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has taken its efforts to fight the abuse of opioids to New Hampshire. CVS said Wednesday that it has installed…...

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NACDS welcomes Trump ‘Stop Opioid Abuse’ plan

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores applauded President Donald Trump’s new program to combat the drug abuse epidemic, dubbed “Stop Opioids…...

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Albertsons-Rite Aid merger deal seen as a ‘win-win’

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CAMP HILL, Pa. — The merger of Albertsons Cos. and Rite Aid Corp. will create a “truly differentiated” player in the food, health and wellness…...

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Amazon targets Medicaid population

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SEATTLE— Amazon.com plans to offer discounts on its Amazon Prime service to Medicaid recipients. Low-income individuals who are eligible for the government health insurance program…...

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Walmart enlists payment tool to spur health incentives

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Total health care spending in the U.S. climbed to $3.4 trillion in 2016 and is expected to reach $5.5 trillion by 2020,…...

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Meaningful product innovation central to retail growth

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New product launches have a notoriously high failure rate. In fact, Nielsen once pegged the failure rate of new consumer packaged goods at a staggering…...

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Senators aim to quash pharmacy gag clauses

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WASHINGTON — A group of senators are sponsoring legislation to bring more prescription drug pricing transparency to the pharmacy counter. Sens. Susan Collins (R., Maine),…...

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