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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Biden Shifts Vaccination Strategy in Drive to Reopen by July 4

President Biden, facing a slowing rate of vaccinations and a hope for near normalcy by Independence Day, said the government would shift from mass vaccination sites to local settings.

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This Pharmacist Had Covid-19 Vaccine Doses to Spare. So He Hit the Road.

The pharmacist has started doing pop-up vaccination events at senior affordable housing facilities, possibly illuminating a new way to reach vulnerable groups.

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Hunting for a Leftover Vaccine? This Site Will Match You With a Clinic.

More than half a million people have signed up for Dr. B, a service that promises to match them with clinics struggling to equitably dole out extra doses before they expire.

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A New York Drugstore Nearly as Storied as the City Itself

C.O. Bigelow in Greenwich Village has helped heal Manhattan’s ailing for generations, thanks in large part to the work of a single family.

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With Vaccines in More Drugstores, Pharmacies Go on Hiring Sprees

Pharmacies are dangling five-figure signing bonuses and competing against one another to quickly recruit pharmacists and support staff.

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Surveillance as a Service

Jeff Bezos is intent on recording even our moods. How much personal data is too much to give to Amazon?

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Pharmacist and Drug Dealer Sentenced to Prison in Plot to Firebomb Rival Pharmacy

The Nebraska pharmacist was sentenced to nine years and the Maryland drug dealer was sentenced for 14 years for the plot.

#black-markets, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #drugstores, #maryland, #nebraska

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CVS Fined for Safety Issues at Oklahoma Pharmacies

The state faulted the company for prescription errors and inadequate staffing, a rare action that followed complaints at drugstore chains across the country.

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Big Pharmacy Chains Also Fed the Opioid Epidemic, Court Filing Says

New details emerge in a lawsuit asserting that chains including CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens sold millions of pills in small towns but rarely flagged suspicious orders to authorities.

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