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  1. 6 proven methods to help you quit smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    ... New England Journal of Medicine shows some promising results. Looking at more than 2,500 people enrolled in a CVS Caremark program, the study found people who had a financial incentive to quit had some remarkable success, at least after 12 months of ...

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  2. The 6 most scientifically proven methods to help you quit smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... New England Journal of Medicine shows some promising results. Looking at more than 2,500 people enrolled in a CVS Caremark program, the study found people who had a financial incentive to quit had some remarkable success, at least after 12 months of ...

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  3. Financial incentives motivate people to take up healthy habits, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Statesboro Herald

    ... theme in behavioral science: the power of financial incentives. Researchers enrolled 2,538 employees of CVS Caremark in one of four smoking cessation programs and compared success rates, concluding that promising a financial reward inspired people ...

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  4. Cash incentives work to reduce smokingRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Kiwiblog

    Would the promise of an US$800 payout motivate you to quit smoking? And if so, what's the most effective way to dangle that reward? Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania sought to answer those questions, with help from more than 2500 smokers who either worked for the US pharmacy chain CVS Caremark or were their family members or friends. They found that financial incentives greatly improved the odds of kicking the habit.

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  5. Horizon Pharma Up On Bullish Leerink InitiationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Investor's Business Daily

    Analyst Jason Gerberry wrote that Horizon's legacy brands - the arthritis medicines Vimovo and Duexis - have proved surprisingly resilient despite being removed from the preferred formularies of this year. The cash flow from those brands should help the company build out its portfolio through M&A, he wrote, and he expects another serious acquisition by year-end.

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  6. CVS Chief Bets Big on Health Care Thrust With Omnicare DealRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    CVS Health Corp. Chief Executive Officer Larry Merlo is betting billions that nursing-home pharmacy operator Omnicare Inc. can further his efforts to transform the drugstore chain into a dominant health-care player. Under Merlo, who took the helm in 2011, CVS stopped the sale of cigarettes, saying it was contrary to the mission of improving customers' health, and changed its name to CVS Health from CVS Caremark.

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  7. Omnicare to be acquired in $12.7B dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Cincinnati-based provider of pharmaceutical services to the elderly will become part of CVS Health Corp. , the operator of 7,800 retail drugstores across the nation.

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  8. CVS buying Omnicare for about $12.7 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    CVS will buy the pharmacy benefits provider Omnicare in a deal valued at about $12.7 billion, putting it in a better position to get its prescriptions to the growing U.S. population living in senior-care facilities. CVS Health Corp., formerly called CVS Caremark, runs one of the biggest pharmacy benefits management operations along with more than 7,800 drugstores.

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  9. Monetary incentive helps smokers kick the buttRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... senior author Kevin Volpp from the University of Pennsylvania. The findings are the result of a trial among CVS Caremark (now CVS Health) employees. The study enrolled 2,538 participants from across the US during an eight-month period in 2012. The ...

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  10. The most popular stores in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | USA Today

    ... to selling widely purchased goods, these retailers have the most locations in the country. Walgreens and CVS Caremark ( CVS ) each had more than 7,500 U.S. locations in 2014, among the most stores nationwide. Food chains were even more numerous. ...

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  11. Risk of losing cash can motivate smokers to quit, but there's a catchRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | Business Insurance

    ... 2,538 participants, all of whom were adults over 18 who smoked at least five cigarettes a day and were either CVS Caremark employees or friends or family members of employees. The study was funded by CVS, the National Cancer Institute and the ...

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  12. To make smokers healthy, it helps to make them wealthy, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Would the promise of an US$800 payout motivate you to quit smoking? And if so, what's the most effective way to dangle that reward? Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania sought to answer those questions, with help from more than 2500 smokers who either worked for the US pharmacy chain CVS Caremark or were their family members or friends. They found that financial incentives greatly improved the odds of kicking the habit.

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  13. Bribery Is The Best Way To Quit Smoking, Study ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Time

    Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the study found that even more important than rewarding people with cash if they quit was the threat of losing money if they weren't successful. By comparing five different smoking cessation techniques among over 2,000 CVS Caremark employees, the study found that techniques requiring an up-front cash deposit that would be taken away if the participant didn't successfully quit were much more effective than those that simply offered a cash reward.

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  14. Rewards Help but Peer Pressure Doesn't When Trying to Get Workers to...Read the original story

    May 14, 2015 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    ... have some success. The study was funded by the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Aging, and CVS Caremark, which made news last year when it took all tobacco products out of its stores. The study was designed to see which of ...

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  15. Smokers More Likely To Quit If Their Own Cash Is On The LineRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | WNED

    A new study finds that employer-based programs to help people stop smoking would work better if they tapped into highly motivating feelings - such as the fear of losing money. This conclusion flows from a study involving the employees of CVS/Caremark.

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  16. Penn study finds that various financial incentives help smokers quitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    ... structured influences their effectiveness. The findings are the result of a year-long randomized trial among CVS Caremark (now CVS Health) employees that was conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of ...

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  17. Study finds that various financial incentives help smokers quitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... structured influences their effectiveness. The findings are the result of a year-long randomized trial among CVS Caremark (now CVS Health) employees that was conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of ...

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  18. Prescription, health discounts availableRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | Lumina News

    New Hanover County residents can get discounts on prescriptions, health care and dental visits through a program administered by the National Association of Counties. The programs, administered by CVS Caremark, are especially aimed at people without health insurance or those whose insurance doesn't cover certain medications or procedures.

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  19. BioDelivery Sciences International Provides Corporate Update and...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | BioSpace

    BUNAVAILA buccal film showed a 25% average month-over-month growth in prescription sales over the quarter along with significant managed care wins Buprenorphine Depot Injection for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence and chronic pain on track for year-end 2015 IND filing Nearly 11,000 prescriptions dispensed for BUNAVAIL during Q1 2015; 25% average month-over-month growth in prescription sales over the quarter Market access continues to improve with multiple significant managed care wins in the last 6 weeks including addition to Medicaid formularies in 8 states , for acceptance of NDA filing; additionally, up to a Primary endpoint in phase 3 clinical study not met ; several secondary efficacy endpoints statistically significant; positive safety profile Data analysis determined that key inclusion criteria of placebo period responsiveness and response to capsaicin were too broad ... (more)

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  20. CVS Puts Media Business Into ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Advertising Age

    ... it would stop selling cigarettes and tobacco products in its stores across the U.S. and change its name from CVS Caremark to CVS Health. The decision would cut the company's revenue by about $2 billion, but was widely applauded by the American ...

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