Pharmacies Are Entering the Mental Health Market

Call it the ultimate in ‘retail therapy.’ Now you can shop for mental health services at CVS, Rite Aid and other national chains.

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A Man Found 15,000 Bees in His Car After Grocery Shopping

An off-duty firefighter in Las Cruces, N.M., whose hobby is beekeeping, safely removed the swarm from the man’s car in an Albertsons supermarket parking lot.

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Biden Should Help Protect Uber and Lyft Drivers

The Biden administration has an opportunity to restore basic labor protections to the people who deliver our groceries and drive for Uber and Lyft.

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There’s a Wrinkle in Stores’ Mask Policies: Enforcement

A number of large retailers have said that all customers must wear masks, but some employees have been told they cannot force those who refuse.

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As Supermarkets Feel Hazardous and Sparse, Small Farms Deliver

In Los Angeles, some community-supported agriculture services have seen their membership triple in just a few weeks.

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