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  • Widespread confusion over flu shot insurance benefits

    Widespread confusion over flu shot insurance benefits
    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. He later...
  • Chart: Top employers

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || 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...
  • Apartments coming to site at Lake Nona

    Apartments coming to site at Lake Nona
    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...
  • Muji Hollywood: Japanese design store comes to L.A.

    Muji Hollywood: Japanese design store comes to L.A.
    Los Angeles, it's time to meet your Muji. The Tokyo-based retailer with 380 locations in Japan, 200 stores in other countries and a devoted following among design aficionados here in the U.S. is scheduled to open its first store in Southern California...
  • Healthcare industry vested in success of Obamacare

    Healthcare industry vested in success of Obamacare
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, struggling to survive its botched rollout, now depends more than ever on insurance companies, doctor groups and hospitals — major forces in the industry that are committed to the law's success...
  • Walgreens to close 76 unprofitable stores, 14 in the West

    Walgreens to close 76 unprofitable stores, 14 in the West
    Walgreen Co., the nation’s largest drugstore chain, said it will close 76 unprofitable stores around the country in the second half of the fiscal year. The Deerfield, Ill., company has 8,210 stores nationwide, or 138 more than a year ago. Of...
  • Paul Greenberg: Opinions in a flash

    (With apologies to Walter Winchell) Good morning, Mr. and Mrs. America, from border to border, coast to coast, and all the ships at sea. Let's go to press! Add another name to those Americans kicking the tobacco habit: CVS pharmacies. They plan to...
  • Checkers drives into the Valley

    Checkers drives into the Valley
    French fry lovers rejoice! The Lehigh Valley's first Checkers have opened within months of each other, allowing customers to "feast on" in Allentown and Bethlehem. The greasy-spoon section of Allentown's South Fourth Street got even greasier thanks to...
  • 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...
  • CVS cigarette move urges action by Walgreens, rivals

    CVS cigarette move urges action by Walgreens, rivals
    The landmark decision by CVS Caremark on Wednesday to halt tobacco sales at its 7,600 U.S. drugstores by Oct. 1 ratchets up pressure on its larger rival, Deerfield-based Walgreen Co., to follow suit. CVS, the nation’s No. 2 drugstore chain, said...
  • CVS stubs out tobacco sales, a step other companies should take

    CVS stubs out tobacco sales, a step other companies should take
    It's long struck me as odd that drugstores, the places where most of us get our prescriptions filled for all manner of illnesses, also are go-to spots for cigarettes. With the latter, drugstores worsen the nation’s health; with the former, they...
  • Illinois, 27 other states ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco

    Illinois, 27 other states ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco
    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. The...