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2014-08-28 12:29:21

Vaccinations for flu, pneumonia and more available every day at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the increased risks that seniors have of developing health complications from the flu, pneumonia, shingles and other illnesses, CVS/pharmacy(®) and MinuteClinic(®) have declared September to be Senior Vaccination Month. Because people's immune systems weaken as they age, it is important that adults ages 65 years and older...

2014-07-31 08:35:44

URAC's new accreditation validates the quality of CVS/pharmacy's patient care WOONSOCKET, R.I. and WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy and URAC announced today that CVS/pharmacy is the first pharmacy in the nation to earn the new Community Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, the leading health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. All CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug Store locations nationwide have earned this...

2014-07-14 12:27:13

New premium option for health-conscious consumers conveniently available at all 7,600 CVS/pharmacy locations nationwide WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy(®) today announced the introduction of radiance(® )PLATINUM, a premium brand of 100% preservative-free vitamins and supplements and the latest addition to the growing family of exclusive CVS/pharmacy store brand products. The new line contains 44 vitamins and supplements with various benefits, including...

2014-06-30 16:26:29

Company also rolling out Fit Choices initiative, adding new tags to store shelves to help customers easily identify healthier food and snack items WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy today announced a chain-wide effort to make it easier for customers to make health-conscious decisions when shopping for food and snacks with the launch of Gold Emblem Abound(TM). Rolling out immediately, CVS/pharmacy is introducing the new brand of snack products which includes...

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...

2014-05-01 08:36:11

ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shopping for arthritis-related products just got easier. Today, in conjunction with Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation announced that CVS/pharmacy has become the only drugstore to receive the Arthritis Foundation's 'Partner for Better Living' designation. This new distinction from the Arthritis Foundation, the nation's trusted authority on arthritis, recognizes CVS as a company that is committed to addressing the needs of people...

2014-04-24 08:34:15

Innovative program with The Partnership at Drugfree.org will place up to 1,000 receptacles in communities to support safe disposal of unwanted medications WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy announced today that it is teaming up with The Partnership at Drugfree.org to create an innovative community donation program through which local police departments can apply to receive a drug collection unit to help their communities safely dispose of unwanted...

2014-04-21 08:25:41

Customers enrolled in participating health plans will be able to pay their monthly insurance premiums at any CVS/pharmacy location WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark, announced today that it is launching an innovative new service, Bill Pay at CVS/pharmacy, to help customers manage their monthly health insurance premiums. Members of participating health plans can bring their insurance bills to any one of CVS/pharmacy's...

2014-04-08 12:32:55

Settlement entered into on a "no admit or deny basis" WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it has finalized with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a settlement previously announced on August 2, 2013. The settlement was entered into on a "no admit or deny basis" and will not require CVS Caremark to restate its earnings for any reporting period. This matter is now fully resolved for the Company and...

2014-03-25 08:31:36

Veterans Advantage Members Now Enjoy 20% off all Purchases and Free Shipping for Online Orders WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- CVS/pharmacy® and Veterans Advantage Inc. today announced an exclusive new 20% discount program both in-store and online for Veterans Advantage's VetRewards Card members. Valid at any of CVS/pharmacy's 7,600 stores nationwide, or at CVS.com, U.S. Active Duty Military, Veterans, National Guard & Reserve and their families can save 20% off...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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