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  • 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...
  • CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise

    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...
  • Letters: Mostly applause for CVS' move

    Re "CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise," Business, Feb. 6 The following sign was posted in a small drugstore: "Dear Customers, As we are in business for your health, we no longer sell cigarettes." The year was 1964. I was 13 years old and had helped...
  • Letters: Religion and the government

    Re "The rights of the religious," Editorial, Feb. 4 The Times rightly defends but wrongly interprets a federal law that forbids the government from imposing "substantial burdens" on the exercise of religious convictions and requires federal officials to...
  • Americans are shunning the 'evil weed' (and embracing another)

    WASHINGTON -- Americans' addiction to harmful drugs is in the news again in a big way. The nation's largest cigarette-selling pharmacy firm, CVS Caremark, has decided to stop peddling them at its 7,600 stores. Larry J. Merlo, its chief executive,...
  • Chan Lowe: CVS to stop selling cigarettes

    Chan Lowe: CVS to stop selling cigarettes
    It’s only fair to commence this screed with a disclosure of personal bias: I’m not thrilled with my local neighborhood CVS store. I wasn’t a fan back when it was an Eckerd Pharmacy, either. Regardless of who owns the place, the waiting...
  • Do workplace wellness programs work?

    Do workplace wellness programs work?
    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...
  • The best drugstore cosmetics

    The best drugstore cosmetics
    It's easy to feel overwhelmed by those endless rows of cosmetics at your local drugstore. The products are plentiful, peppering an expanse of shelves in a dizzying array of compacts, lip stains and neon-tube mascaras, all housed in tightly sealed...
  • Use a card, lose your privacy?

    Use a card, lose your privacy?
    "Good news — you've been accepted!" the letter says. "Get up to 75% off when you use these free cards at your favorite pharmacy!" Enclosed are two plastic cards from National Prescription Savings Network that include personal "member...
  • How a South Florida extreme couponer gets stuff for free

    How a South Florida extreme couponer gets stuff for free
    Kristen Birstok insists she's not a hoarder. "I am an extreme couponer," the Pembroke Pines mother of three says. "Some people see me clearing shelves and taking all the merchandise out of a store, but the customers always stop me and ask how to do it."...
  • Broadway Social, a place for friends and foodies

    Broadway Social, a place for friends and foodies
    The name of south Bethlehem's newest restaurant and nightclub says it all — Broadway Social. The 130-seat establishment, which opened Sept. 26 at 217 Broadway (former Firehouse bar), offers a chic space to wine, dine and yes, socialize. "We're...
  • Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales

    Retail coupon roundup for Columbus Day sales
    It's Shopping Saturday! Go coupon crazy so you can save on Columbus Day sales this weekend.  The weather's going to be beautiful, so use my fabulous deals to save on fun things to do. Get BOGO admission at 18 fun spots during Miami Attractions Month and...