Posts tagged "cvs"

CVS, Walgreens Illegally Charged Women For Birth Control

CVS and Walgreens are under fire for illegally charging 11,000 women a co-pay for their birth control prescriptions at their pharmacies. Under the Affordable Care Act, forms of preventative care — including generic contraception — does not require a co-pay. Thousands of women are now going to be reimbursed. [SalonRH Reality Check]…

Jessica Wakeman / September 25, 2014

Flock Of Ducks Take Over CVS — Why Does Nothing Cool Like This Happen At My Pharmacy?

I don’t know if this is happening at other CVS’s around the country, but at the one in my neighborhood, they’ve gotten rid of most of the cashiers and instead try to make all their customers do self-checkout. But the machines only scan items correctly sporadically, so you always have to buzz for help. The…

Jessica Wakeman / October 29, 2013

Beauty Rewards Program Gives You A Reason To Shop At CVS

CVS has expanded its ExtraCare program to include beauty rewards, giving you a reason to shop there. (I say “a reason” because no matter where the CVS is or the time of day, I’ve always had to wait in an epic line to checkout.) Participants will get a 10 percent coupon for registering, a $5…

Annika Harris / January 7, 2011

CVS Is Having A Major Beauty Sale

Trying out a new look for spring is now more economical because CVS/Pharmacy has instituted “Spring Beauty Days,” a 20 percent off hair, makeup, fragrance, and skincare products sale that lasts through May. Burberry Brit for Women Eau De Toilette, one of my favorite scents, is on sale for $38.39; it’s usually $47.99. The new…

Annika Harris / April 15, 2010

Liberate The Condoms At CVS!, Activists Say

Is it possible to c**k block safe sex? Yes, say public health advocates who are going after CVS for sometimes locking its condoms behind glass cases!

Advocates For Youth and CureCVS are rallying people based on the findings of a Change To Win study, which investigated CVS branches in five major metropolitan areas. They…

Jessica Wakeman / June 11, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Fertility Treatment Discounts And Living In The Anthropologie Catalog

CVS is doing lots of cool things. Not only are they starting to offer higher-end cosmetics, as we told you yesterday, but they’re also giving discounts of about 30 percent on fertility treatments to couples struggling with high medication costs because their insurance doesn’t cover it. [Reuters]
The ad Sofia Coppola directed for Miss Dior…

Catherine Strawn / November 11, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Nicole Kidman As A Transsexual, Irritating English Phrases, And The First Date

Nicole Kidman is set to play a transsexual married to Charlize Theron in the upcoming movie “The Danish Girl.” That’s one good-looking couple. [MarieClaire.co.uk]
A group of Oxford researchers have compiled a list of the top 10 irritating expressions in the English language. “At the end of the day” tops the list. [Cityfile]
Barack and…

Catherine Strawn / November 10, 2008