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2014-07-25 12:25:17

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all interested parties. To access the...

2014-07-23 23:29:58

Karen S. Thompson is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 NAPW honors Karen S. Thompson, Advisor at CVS Caremark as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Mrs. Thompson is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in marketing and data analysis. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and...

2014-07-21 08:26:44

Robust pipeline of specialty drugs requires strategies to reduce burden on health care system WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) commentary published online today and scheduled to appear in the August 13 print edition addresses the controversy surrounding the high costs of new Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) treatments such as Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) and implications for the growing specialty pharmacy market. CVS Caremark...

2014-07-16 08:28:43

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with four major health care providers to enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating health care providers include ProHealth Physicians in Connecticut, Texas...

2014-07-14 16:24:24

Headquartered in Miami, Navarro is the largest Hispanic-owned drugstore chain in the U.S. WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Miami-based Navarro Discount Pharmacy, the largest Hispanic-owned drugstore chain in the U.S. The transaction includes Navarro's 33 retail drugstore locations and Navarro Health Services, a specialty pharmacy serving patients with...

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...

2014-07-10 12:31:05

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.275 (27.5 cents) per share on the corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on August 1, 2014, to holders of record on July 21, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO About CVS Caremark CVS Caremark is dedicated to helping people on their path to better health as the largest...

2014-07-08 12:29:20

CVS Caremark President and CEO Larry Merlo to participate in American Heart Association CEO Roundtable WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), along with CEOs from more than a dozen of America's largest corporations and organizations, announced the creation of the American Heart Association (AHA) CEO Roundtable, a groundbreaking initiative to create a workplace culture that is focused on health. As part of...

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...

2014-06-25 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....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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