CVS Caremark

Marlboro cigarettes in a CVS store in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

CVS Caremark plans to stop tobacco products sales

CVS, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products as it continues to shift its focus toward being more of a health care provider. The company said Wednesday that it […]


Pharmacist Dan Darlington works at his desk located next to the prescription pick up counter at the Walgreens flagship store in the Empire State Building, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Eyebrow waxing and cafe lattes at the drugstore?

At some Walgreen stores, there are health clinics staffed by nurse practitioners, cafes that sell barista-prepared coffee and Eyebrow Bars where trained professionals groom unruly facial hair. Oh, and pharmacists fill prescriptions, too. The nation’s […]


Viagra pill (AP Photo)

Bashful? Buy the little blue pill online

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill. In a first for the drug industry, […]


Be careful if you plan to sell books at your garage sale

Are you planning a garage sale this weekend? Better be careful when selling books. KFWB Legal Analyst Royal Oakes tells Maggie McKay and Andi Marshall about the case that stirred the pot.


The new marriage movement (audio)

If you see brides descending on places like Third St. Promenade, don’t be afraid! It’s just the Married in the Nick of Nine Marital Movement. Arletha Thomas, author and founder of the event, explains in this […]


CVS pharmacy under investigation (audio)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California regulators are investigating reports that CVS Caremark Corp. refilled prescriptions without patient consent. The Los Angeles Times says customers in California and other states discovered CVS Caremark had renewed doctors’ […]


CVS to pay $5M to settle drug pricing allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Department of Justice says a unit of CVS Caremark has agreed to pay over $5 million to settle allegations that it reported false prescription drug pricing data to the government’s Medicare […]



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