CVS Merger Could Net Aetna CEO $500 Million

Health | Nick Givas
Aetna website homepage. It is an American managed health care company. Aetna logo visible. (Photo: ShutterStock/Casimiro PT)

Deal to be finalized in 2018

America's Largest Drug Store Is Buying Aetna For $67.5 Billion

Business | Nick Givas
FORT WORTH, USA - APR 6, 2016: A CVS Pharmacy Store in the city of Fort Worth. (Photo: ShutterStock/Phillip Lange)

One of the biggest healthcare mergers in last decade

Amazon Wants To Be Your Drug Dealer, Says Report

Tech | Eric Lieberman
Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, introduces new Kindle Paper white during a press conference on September 06, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. The new Kindle Paperwhite eReader will retail for $119 USD and ships October 1.(Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

It just can’t stop

CVS Will Restrict Painkillers To Seven Day Supplies To Curb Abuse Rates

US | Steve Birr
Prescription painkiller Hydrocodine Bitartrate and Acetaminopohen, 7.5mg/325mg pills, made by Mallinckrodt sit on a counter at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey

‘Balance the need for these powerful medications’

CVS And Walgreens War Over Where To Put Junk Food

US | Grace Carr
BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 21: Christmas candy and candy canes stand on display for sale at the Christmas market at Gendarmenmarkt square on the market's opening day on November 21, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Christmas markets, which usually sell Christmas tree ornaments, gluhwein, ginger bread and hand-made crafts, are an intrinsic part of central European Christmas tradition. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

‘We are giving more healthy-choice options’

DC Yoga Teacher Found Dead After Disappearing On Way To Christmas Dinner

US | Eric Lieberman
Recent crime scene with chalk outline. [Shutterstock - Fer Gregory]

‘Tricia is gone, they have found her body’

Army Veteran Fired For Defending Store Against Shoplifters

US | Alexa Santry
People walk outside a CVS store in Pasadena, California, August 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

‘I’ve been in the military far too long. You don’t have anything’

CVS Acquires Target's Pharmacies For Over $1Billion

Business | Reuters
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‘it will acquire Target’s more than 1,660 pharmacies – which generate about $4.2 billion in sales annually – and nearly 80 clinics’

CVS Ceased To Sell Cigarettes Because Of Intimidation Or Cronyism, Not Public Health

Opinion | Theodore J. King

28 attorneys general bullying stores about what they can sell sets an awful precedent.

Why CVS's decision to stop selling cigarettes is nothing to celebrate

Opinion | Ewan Watt

The company spent millions lobbying for Obamacare. Would they have been able to afford giving up tobacco without it?

15 unhealthy products you can STILL buy at CVS

Slideshow | Rachel Stoltzfoos

Tobacco may be on its way out the door, but thankfully these items are still available

MORNING BRO: Is NYC's St. Patrick's Day parade gay enough?

Politics | Morning Bro

According to de Blasio, no

CVS to stop selling cigarettes, citing Obamacare

Business | Rachel Stoltzfoos
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The move is expected to cost the company $2 billion annually

A victory for racial justice

Opinion | Michael Knowles

Three cheers for CVS, for reversing their bigoted nail polish remover policy.

CVS requiring employees to undergo height, weight, health assessment

Business | Caroline May
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Advocate: ‘Rising health care costs are killing the economy, and businesses are terrified’

CVS Caremark 4Q profit climbs nearly 4 percent - AP

Business | Associated Press

Pharmacy services revenue swelled because of a long-term contract and new business

Stocks to watch Thursday: CVS, GM, Fortune Brands - MarketWatch

Business | Kells Hetherington

Among the companies whose shares could see active trade in Thursday’s session are CVS Caremark Corp., General Motors Co. and Fortune Brands Inc.

CVS and Express-Medco mergers lead to boost in shares - MarketWatch

Business | InternAdmin

CVS comes under fire for anti-competitive practices by consumer groups

FoodPolitik: Bag the feel-good environmentalism - TheDC Opinion

Opinion | Richard Berman

Think taxing plastic bags saves the environment? Think again

'Tiger Mother's' cub bounds to her defense - TheDC

| Laura Donovan

Amy Chua’s daughter Sophia defends her mother’s now infamous rigidity, penned in ‘Why Chinese Mothers Are Better’