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2014-06-25 12:30:15

CVS Caremark Among 63 Employers Recognized for Promoting Healthy Work Environment and Lifestyles WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) was honored today by the National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging colleagues and their families to maintain healthy lifestyles....

2014-06-25 12:29:22

Pharmacy-based providers implementing innovative approaches to encourage medication adherence to improve outcomes and lower costs WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an article published today in the Health Affairs blog, CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) chief medical and scientific officers and others commented on a missing piece in the current approach to accountable health care models. While reforms to the health care payment system are transforming incentives for health care...

2014-06-16 08:29:30

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it was certified by NCQA in Utilization Management. NCQA Utilization Management Certification focuses on consumer protection and improvement in service to customers. Standards recognize that organizations that apply for certification have open access networks, and can improve service quality and utilize customized structures to meet purchasers' needs....

2014-06-09 12:30:59

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it will present at two investor conferences during the month of June. Dave Denton, the company's chief financial officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Wells Fargo Securities 2014 Healthcare Conference on June 18. He is scheduled to present at approximately 11:15 a.m. (EDT). Helena Foulkes, the president of CVS/pharmacy, will be making a presentation to...

2014-06-05 08:29:28

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), will be the guest speaker at a meeting of the Detroit Economic Club today. During his remarks, which will take place at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, Merlo plans to discuss the nation's evolving health care system and will detail how CVS Caremark is helping consumers, employers, health plans, physicians and hospitals navigate the changing health care landscape....

2014-06-03 08:27:38

All proceeds from sale of Jewel's song to support LUNG FORCE; CVS Caremark Continues Commitment as National Presenting Sponsor of LUNG FORCE with In-Store Promotion in June CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel unveiled a new song, "Sing On," in support of LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase research funding. LUNG FORCE is a national movement led by the American...

2014-06-02 08:31:35

Campaign to fund American Lung Association's New Public Health Initiative LUNG FORCE to Raise Awareness of #1 Cancer Killer of Women - Lung Cancer WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation, today announced an in-store fundraising campaign to help fight the #1 cancer killer of women - lung cancer. Funds raised through the campaign will benefit LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health...

2014-05-28 08:32:15

Program offers choice and flexibility to improve the specialty patient experience and deliver superior health outcomes WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has reinvented the specialty patient experience with Specialty Connect(TM), a specialty prescription services program. The program leverages CVS Caremark's unique retail and specialty pharmacy resources to offer patients unsurpassed choice and flexibility in how they access their specialty...

2014-05-15 12:38:58

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids tonight will present Larry J. Merlo, President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS Caremark Corporation, with its highest honor, the Champion Award, for his company's leadership in the fight to reduce the devastating toll of tobacco use in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO CVS Caremark announced in February that it will stop selling cigarettes and other...

2014-05-15 08:32:44

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with four major regional health systems to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating health systems include Hartford HealthCare in Connecticut; Memorial Health in...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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