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  • I say Bravo! to offering emergency contraceptives on campus

    http://www.kidsdr.com With college students heading off to school, I was reminded of a news story about Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, which now provides students with the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, via a vending machine on campus....
  • Close enough: Students near Fourth and Emmaus intersection

    Close enough: Students near Fourth and Emmaus intersection
    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...
  • CVS says it can maintain earnings without selling tobacco

    CVS says it can maintain earnings without selling tobacco
    CVS Caremark Corp.'s shares climbed Tuesday after the drugstore chain raised its profit estimate for the first three months of the year and reassured investors that it could withstand its decision to stop selling tobacco products. The nation's second-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Corporate backing is helping Obamacare go mainstream

    Corporate backing is helping Obamacare go mainstream
    WASHINGTON — Fans of the Jet City Rollergirls are hearing public announcements about Obamacare when they go to the roller derby track north of Seattle. Univision, the nation's largest Spanish-language television network, is airing half-hour...
  • America the smoke fee

    As a former smoker, I understand firsthand the power of tobacco addiction and how difficult it is to quit. Fortunately, evidence of the dangers of cigarettes and second-hand smoke, successful public health campaigns and an emphasis on making children...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Save with retail coupons

    It's Shopping Saturday! Save with retail coupons
    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...
  • Thumbs Up For Homeless Effort, Down For Risky Roads

    Thumbs up to the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving for helping hundreds of homeless adults and children get out of the cold this wretched winter with nearly $1 million in grants to the Salvation Army of Greater Hartford ($321,000), the Connecticut...