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More health clinics opening at drug stores
More health clinics opening at drug stores

Tucked in the back corner of the Rite Aid drugstore on York Road in North Baltimore sits a small medical office with two exam rooms equipped with freezers of vaccines, blood pressure monitors and the many other tools needed to diagnose and treat common illnesses like sinus infections and earaches. A clinical assistant in scrubs sits at a front desk waiting to assist the next person who shows up with a runny nose or queasy stomach. A nurse practitioner waits in the back ready to provide care. Patients can show up any time during the 12 hours a day the facility is open, no appointment needed. Rite Aid Corp. is the latest retailer to jump into the medical clinic market, a concept that has...

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