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  • 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 pharmacy company to cease tobacco sales.
  • 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...

    Man barricaded in Verizon store robbed pharmacy, witness says

    Man barricaded in Verizon store robbed pharmacy, witness says
    An armed man who barricaded himself in a La Crescenta Verizon store Friday afternoon first robbed a Rite Aid in the same shopping center, one shopper told The Times. Rachel Belofsky of Sunland and her mother had stopped at the Rite Aid to pick up a...

    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...

    Labor of health: 10,000 steps make a holiday

    Labor of health: 10,000 steps make a holiday
    Labor Day seemed as good a day as any to track a 10,000-step walk. I didn't want to accumulate steps all day; instead I wanted to see where 10,000 steps would take me. So, sunscreen applied, Fitbit attached to my pants, iPhone and notebook in hand to...