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2014-02-13 08:28:27

Research identifies five features of VBID plans associated with the greatest impact on medication adherence WOONSOCKET, R.I.,, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research conducted by CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Brigham and Women's Hospital published online today in Health Affairs, identifies five key features of popular Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) plans that are associated with the greatest impact on medication adherence. The study, which will also appear in the journal's March...

2014-02-12 23:32:00

By making this bold move, they are now leaders of the pack, and they will indeed save many thousands of lives by this action. We applaud their decision and say, “SHOP CVS!” We can all show our support for the decision by buying their healthy products. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The decision last week by CVS Caremark to stop selling tobacco products effective October 1, 2014, in over 7,600 pharmacies across the United States, is a milestone for the tobacco...

2014-02-10 23:04:15

The recent announcement by U.S. drugstore giant CVS that its locations will phase out sales of tobacco products is jarring but should not be surprising, according to healthcare market research firm Kalorama Information. Kalorama says much of the revenue lost will be replaced by new markets that may not have been sustainable if the firm didn’t make the move. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The recent announcement by U.S. drugstore giant CVS that its locations will phase out sales...

2014-02-10 23:04:09

Prevention is critical as cancer cases rise. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 CancerCare, a leading national nonprofit organization providing free support services to anyone affected by cancer, proudly supports CVS Caremark’s stance against tobacco products. CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, recently announced the decision to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in their stores by October. The company predicts this change will drastically...

2014-02-07 23:21:10

In response to an article published on CNN.Com, online marketing firm fishbat explains how smart branding decisions may be more profitable in the long run. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 fishbat, a leading online marketing firm, discusses the benefit of making intelligent branding decisions even though they may affect the bottom line. According to a February 5th article from CNN.com titled “CVS stores to stop selling tobacco,” CVS Caremark will completely phase out the sale of...

2014-02-05 23:04:20

Statement of Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO American Lung Association. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 "The American Lung Association applauds CVS Caremark for boldly acting to remove tobacco products at all CVS/pharmacy locations across the U.S.," said Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association. "CVS Caremark is stepping forward to save lives and safeguard the public health of millions of American women, men and youth. The...

2014-02-05 23:03:15

In the wake of CVS Caremark’s announcement of its decision to stop selling tobacco products, experts on brand management, marketing, and health issues from the full-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School are available to comment. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 For journalists covering CVS Caremark’s plan to stop selling tobacco products, the following experts on brand management, marketing, and health issues from the full-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins...

2014-02-05 08:31:24

CVS's Bold Action to Cease Tobacco Sales Should Send Clarion Call to All Pharmacy Chains to Follow Suit WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of the 50(th) anniversary of the landmark US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, CVS Caremark has stepped forward in a highly competitive industry to do the right thing and stop selling the most lethal consumer product on the market today - tobacco. This bold move sets them apart from their peers and we...

2014-02-05 08:28:44

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. To view the multimedia assets...

2014-02-05 08:28:32

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers. (Photo:...


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