Stories tagged: cvs
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
CVS apologized and said it’s investigating after a Purdue University engineering student was denied the purchase of over-the-counter cold medicine by employees who questioned his immigration status, refusing to accept …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have pulled some or all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson’s baby powder from shelves, after a minuscule amount of asbestos was found in one bottle.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
Several large pharmacy chains pulled Zantac after the FDA announced it had found small amounts of a cancer-causing chemical in the heartburn medication, but not all local pharmacies have followed …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
CVS has halted sales of popular heartburn treatment Zantac and its generic store brand after warnings by U.S. health regulators.
Thu., April 25, 2019
The drugstore chain said Thursday that it will add SmileDirectClub locations to hundreds of its stores, where customers can get started on getting their teeth straightened without an in-person visit …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019
Drugstore chain CVS Health has agreed to pay a $535,000 penalty to resolve federal allegations that it filled 39 prescriptions for narcotic medications that its pharmacists knew were forged.
Thu., April 4, 2019
CVS Health is expanding same-day prescription deliveries nationwide in the latest push by drugstores to keep customers who don’t want to wait and are doing more shopping online.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
Florida is suing the nation’s two largest drugstore chains, Walgreens and CVS, alleging they added to the state and national opioid crisis by overselling painkillers and not taking precautions to …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
The proposed $69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna is getting a greenlight from the Department of Justice, with some conditions.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018
Pharmacy giant CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client, a …
Sun., June 4, 2017
CVS has a major tailwind in the ongoing aging of America, which will only increase demand for its services.
Thu., April 20, 2017
Lawyers for the Cherokee Nation opened a new line of attack against the pharmaceutical industry Thursday, filing a lawsuit in tribal court that accuses the nation’s six top drug distributors …
Tue., April 18, 2017
The Department of Veterans Affairs is hoping a partnership with the CVS Pharmacy chain will reduce some of its strain in providing urgent care to about 120,000 veterans who receive …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017
CVS is now selling a rival, generic version of Mylan’s EpiPen at about a sixth of its price, just months after the maker of the life-saving allergy treatment was eviscerated …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016
The aloe vera gel many Americans buy to soothe damaged skin contains no evidence of aloe vera at all.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016
Longtime customers of Target’s pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow. After CVS began operating Target’s drugstores earlier this year, distraught customers have been asking …
Thu., June 30, 2016
CVS Pharmacy has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle allegations that dozens of its Massachusetts pharmacies violated federal law by filling forged prescriptions for addictive painkillers and other controlled …
Tue., April 19, 2016
CVS Health will spread its curbside pickup service to drugstores nationwide this year, as traditional retailers continue to hone their reputations for convenience and fight fierce competition online.
Sun., May 29, 2011
CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has been on a roll lately, despite its controversial and thus far unsuccessful attempt to combine the pharmacy benefit management business of Caremark with its retail …