August 9, 2017

Two of the new clinics are in Brooklyn, two are in Manhattan and one is located in Queens. All are located inside of CVS Pharmacy locations.

August 8, 2017

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo said, “while we are pleased to report results consistent with our expectations, we won’t be satisfied until the total enterprise returns to healthy levels of earnings growth.”

August 2, 2017

In addition to rolling out new value-focused initiatives, CVS Health said it would be removing 17 drugs from its Standard Control Formulary in 2018 

August 1, 2017

At the CVS Health Batting Camp Monday, members of the Suffield, Conn., Pink Pugs got to learn from Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis and assistant hitting coach Victor Rodriguez, completed an on-field batting practice, posed for photos in front of the Green Monster, and had lunch in the Red Sox dugout.

July 27, 2017

With the addition of South Dakota, CVS Pharmacy now dispenses naloxone to patients without an individual prescription in 42 states.

July 25, 2017

The expanded partnership will include various efforts to better coordinate patient care and provide services to support healthy outcomes for Cleveland Clinic patients in Northeast Ohio and Florida. 

July 20, 2017

The new Talent Connect Center combines virtual technology with hands-on support throughout the human resources process — offerings resume assistance, simulated interviewing practice and a chance to speak with department leaders to learn about the company’s opportunities. 

July 17, 2017

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo made the announcement alongside Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo at the 2017 National Governor’s Association Summer Meeting, where Merlo has been touting the company’s approach to providing accessible and effective care.

July 11, 2017

MinuteClinic is now a member of the Alere eScreen Occupational Health Network — opening up its more than 1,100 locations to patients who need to complete employment-related questions. 

July 5, 2017

The beauty devices market in the United States was worth $730 million in 2016 — including hair regrowth devices — according to the consumer research firm Kline.

July 5, 2017

Consumers are starting to see the light after years of ignoring warnings that sun exposure poses a health risk and hastens aging, with overall category sales rising 6.7% for the 52-week period ended May 14 across multi-outlets, according to IRI.

July 5, 2017

Adult bath products, including Epsom salt soaks and aromatherapy, that offer a Zen-like experience are bubbling to the surface in mass stores and helping to perk up sales.

July 5, 2017

New parents undergo lasting changes in terms of what they look for from their personal care products once they have children, according to new insights from pregnancy and parenting resource BabyCenter’s “2017 Skincare and Bathtime Study,” which was shared exclusively with Drug Store News.

June 30, 2017

See photos from the Health Innovation Summit, a one-day thought leadership event held last month in Providence, R.I., organized by CVS Health in partnership with Drug Store News and Mack Elevation. 

June 21, 2017

In 2016, CVS Health’s community support administered totaled $90 million, given through the CVS Health Foundation, corporate grants, in-kind gifts and employee volunteerism. 

June 20, 2017

In the Goldman Sachs/Condé Nast 2017 Love List: Food, among places people shop for food, Wal-Mart topped the list for millennial food enthusiasts surveyed, and Target came in second place among millennials. The top drug chain was CVS, which came in eighth among millennial food enthusiasts, followed by Walgreens at 10.

June 15, 2017

CVS Health’s April survey found that 88% of respondents are somewhat or very concerned about the high cost of prescription drugs.

June 14, 2017

At the POLITICO Pro Health Care Briefing on Medicaid as a Driver of Care Innovation in the States, CVS Health chief policy and external affairs officer Tom Moriarty highlighted the role that pharmacists can play in helping reach patients with chronic conditions and improve their adherence through personalized interactions and how accessible care through retail clinics can reduce healthcare costs.

June 13, 2017

The full-day event, held June 13 in Providence, R.I., brought together leaders from such companies as Facebook, Under Armour, Google and IBM, among others, to discuss emerging trends shaping the healthcare industry.

June 9, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission is preparing "advice" to block the deal to merge Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid, according to a Investor's Business Daily report. The news was first reported by Bloomberg. "Shares of Rite Aid sank 14% to 3.03 in afternoon trading on the stock market [and] Walgreens dipped 0.3%. Rival CVS Health (CVS) edged up 0.5%," Investor's Business Daily reported. In addition, shares of Fred's Pharmacy, which has agreed to acquire as many as 1,200 divested Rite Aid locations as part of the deal, dropped 2.5% Friday. (Investor's Business Daily)

June 7, 2017

CVS Pharmacy said the safes deter robberies by delaying the time it takes for employees to be able to open it, requiring a code that triggers a wait time before unlocking the safe

June 5, 2017

All of the chain’s 14 stores will be rebranded and converted by the end of July, with CVS planning to keep as much of the stores’ current employees as possible, the companies said. 

May 31, 2017

Though CVS Pharmacy saw the launch of 39 locations within Target stores in Colorado in 2016, the new Parker, Colo. location is the first retail location for the chain, and the first of three planned openings in the Denver area this year. 

May 30, 2017

CVS Health highlighted its efforts to help curb the opioid abuse epidemic, from offering prescription free naloxone to providing unused drug disposal kiosks and having its pharmacists teach students about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and misuse.