| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:20 AM
CVS Caremark is taking a huge risk by deciding to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by Oct. 1 at its 7,600 pharmacies and stores.
Larry J. Merlo, president and chief executive of CVS Caremark, said in a prepared release Wednesday:...
| Jan 20, 2014
Q: "Many stores sell Fandango gift cards. The problem is that no movie theater in [the area] accepts these gift cards. Our friends received Fandango gift cards for Christmas that were purchased at Kohl's. Fandango refused to refund the purchase. Kohl's...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:15 AM
A 535-unit live-work apartment complex that is being proposed for an entire downtown city block could become the largest residential development project Glendale has seen since a development boom took hold in the city.
The City Council is set to review...
| 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...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:24 AM
When a group of Winter Park investors purchased a prime corner near Lake Nona's Medical City for $9 million in 2008, they had hoped a big-box retailer would locate there.
Throughout the historic downturn that followed, the group managed to hang onto the...
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Today, snag a $10 off $50 grocery purchase coupon inside the Target flier inserted into this weekend's Sun...
| 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...