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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...

2014-05-13 08:31:14

CVS Caremark signs on as national presenting sponsor to raise awareness of the #1 cancer killer of women CHICAGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Lung Association, in partnership with national presenting sponsor, CVS Caremark, unveiled LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in women a public health priority, drive policy change and increase research funding. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-05-12 08:32:27

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coram CVS/specialty infusion services announces the opening of a new branch pharmacy in El Paso, Texas that will serve the Big Bend, Panhandle, and Permian Basin areas of Texas, as well as southern New Mexico. The new facility, which is larger than the previous branch location, offers a number of services, including: -- Ambulatory infusion suite, which provides an alternative to a hospital setting where patients can receive IV...

2014-05-09 12:26:27

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company's president and chief executive officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference on May 20, 2014. Mr. Merlo is scheduled to present at approximately 8:00 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor...

2014-05-09 12:26:12

WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coram CVS/specialty infusion services announces the opening of a new branch pharmacy in Richmond, Virginia that will serve the state from Fredericksburg to the North Carolina border, including the Richmond and Norfolk areas. The new facility offers a number of services, including: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140509/86177 -- Comprehensive offering of infusion therapies, including anti-infective services, parenteral...

2014-05-08 12:30:05

LAS VEGAS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of speakers from all facets of health care convened yesterday to discuss the growth of the specialty pharmaceuticals industry during the 10th Annual Specialty Pharmacy Summit & Expo, hosted by Armada Health Care, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The four-day conference brought together more than 3,000 stakeholders from the specialty pharmacy industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77808 Speakers who participated in the general...

2014-05-05 16:27:07

Analysis demonstrates how Value Based Insurance Design (VBID) approach significantly increases adherence and reduces disparities in cardiovascular care WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), Aetna and Brigham and Women's Hospital published today in the May issue of Health Affairs, finds that eliminating copays for preventive medications prescribed for post-heart attack patients, can significantly improve medication adherence and...

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 12:29:02

Shoppers can send more ExtraCare offers straight to their rewards cards, eliminating the need to print or carry coupons for those who prefer paper-free savings WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy announced today it has expanded the ExtraCare® program, allowing members to easily send more of their savings and rewards directly to their ExtraCare cards. Through the Send to Card feature, ExtraCare cardholders can now digitally send all personalized offers available on...

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'