CVS Will Close Another 22 Retail Pharmacies In Early 2020

With a number of stores in Harlem, CVS’ downsizing effort that began earlier this year will continue early next year, the company said. Continue Reading →

CVS Suspends Sales Of Zantac

With a number of stores in Harlem, CVS Health is the latest pharmacy to suspend sales of the over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac because of concerns over impurities in ranitidine products that might be linked to cancer. Continue Reading →

Rite Aid Recalls That Folding Patio Chair Sitting In Your Harlem Yard

There are a number of Rite Aid stores in Harlem, the Camp Hill, Pa., based company, is recalling about 18,800 folding patio chairs. Continue Reading →

City Launches First Naloxone Detailing Campaign To Expand Distribution To More Independent Pharmacies

The Health Department announced the launch of its first naloxone detailing campaign to expand distribution of the medication in independent pharmacies. Continue Reading →

Albertsons Merging With Rite Aid In Harlem

What is going on with Rite Aid, first it was now Walgreens back in 1917, now it’s Albertson. With a number of stores in Harlem Rite Aid, Super Market News reports that Albertson Cos. and Rite Aid Corp. announced a definitive merger agreement today that will unite the companies into a new publicly traded entity with $83 billion in annual sales. Continue Reading →

Walgreens, Rite Aid To Sell 865 Stores To Fred’s From Harlem To Hollywood

With a number of Rite Aid’s in Harlem, in a bid to bolster its chances to buy Rite Aid, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and Rite Aid, said Tuesday that they plan to sell hundreds of Rite Aid locations to Fred’s Inc., for $950 million. Continue Reading →

OP-Ed: Get Your Flu Shot…Not the Flu From Harlem To Hollis

mary-bassettBy Dr. Mary T. Bassett

A few days ago, I overheard a woman in Brooklyn saying proudly that she and her two children have never gotten the flu shot, and have never gotten sick. Continue Reading →

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