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  • Disparity in generic drug prices is a bitter pill to swallow

    Disparity in generic drug prices is a bitter pill to swallow
    Generic prescription drugs have to meet exacting standards for ingredients and quality, which you'd think would make them uniformly priced at pharmacies.
  • Wal-Mart set to open Panorama City grocery store

     
    As unions and community groups dig in to stop Wal-Mart from opening a grocery store in Chinatown, the retailing giant is scheduled to open a Panorama City store Friday morning with little outcry. Los Angeles' first Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market will...

    CVS Caremark, No. 2 drugstore chain, will end all tobacco sales

    CVS Caremark, No. 2 drugstore chain, will end all tobacco sales
    WASHINGTON — CVS Caremark, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, plans to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 retail stores by Oct. 1, a landmark decision that would make it the first national...

    CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise

    CVS' halt on tobacco wins praise
    CVS Caremark Corp.'s imminent exit from the cigarette and tobacco business — an unprecedented move for a major pharmacy company — is being cheered by many medical professionals and lawmakers as a triumph of corporate responsibility over the...

    Lying about your age in L.A. is more common than you may think

    Lying about your age in L.A. is more common than you may think
    Everyone in L.A. lies about his or her age, says the author of the book "Career Comeback — Repackage Yourself to Get the Job You Want." "This is the most youth-oriented city on the planet, where you're only as old as your cosmetic dermatologist...