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CVS Health Fighting National Opioid Abuse Epidemic With Enterprise Initiatives | CVS Health

<b>CVS Pharmacy expanding drug disposal collection program to 1,550 units with addition of kiosks at 750 retail pharmacies nationwide, adding to 800</b> …

Health Care

Investigators reviewing HHS chief's private charter flights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators say they're reviewing Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's recent use of costly charter flights for official business to see if it complied with government regulations.<p>The inspector general's office for the department confirmed the review on Friday.<p>…

Health Care

I Always Knew Obamacare Was a Nightmare. Now, I'm One of the Millions Living It.

Since its enactment, I’ve always acknowledged the fundamental flaws in Obamacare. Because of the law, I was able to stay on my parent’s health …

Health Care

The push for single-payer healthcare just went national. What does that mean for the California effort?

When Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders visited Beverly Hills last May, he made a full-throated appeal for California to “lead the country” and pass a pending state proposal to establish single-payer healthcare.<p>On Friday, he’ll return here for a San Francisco speech trumpeting his own higher-stakes plan — …

Bernie Sanders

As Obamacare repeal implodes (again), Democrats prepping for single-payer self-destruction

Much like owning your own pet tiger, government-run health care is far better in theory than in practice.<p>A few years ago, an old friend of mine walked into a bar and immediately ran into an attractive male she wouldn't mind talking to. He told her she was smoking and, of course, what woman wouldn't …

Health Care

The healthcare bill could blow up in the GOP's face because of an obscure Senate rule

In just more than a week, the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill has gone from its introduction as a fringe proposal to a serious prospect for overhauling the US healthcare system.<p>Despite its rapid rise, the latest Republican attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare faces challenges both …

ObamaCare

McCain a no on health care bill, likely killing it

Sen. John McCain announced today he won't vote for the Cassidy-Graham health care bill, saying once again he wants the Senate to adhere to regular …

ObamaCare

Erick Erickson: Jimmy Kimmel, my wife has cancer, I have a pulmonary embolism. But I still oppose ObamaCare

<i>Editor's note: The following column originally appeared in The Resurgent.</i><p>Late night host Jimmy Kimmel has been on a roll lately. As Stephen Colbert’s ratings have gone up by capturing the attention of angry liberals, Kimmel had to do something. So he took up the crusade against touching ObamaCare …

Health Care

Humans have way less agency than we think. Be grateful for the illusion

I’m trying to concentrate on writing this piece, but my two grandchildren in the room next door have stopped making paper aeroplanes and started arguing. “You kicked me,”yells Freya. Her brother Ben insists it was an accident. “I didn’t mean to,” he cries.<p>Why should this be an excuse, I wonder? The …

Consciousness

There Are 100 Days Left in 2017. Here's How to Achieve Your Most Important Goal Before the Year Ends

One hundred days is the perfect time period to achieve a big goal. Here's how to make it happen.<p>There are 100 days left in in the year. How are your 2017 goals coming along?<p>For most people (me among them), there are things you wanted to accomplish that you haven't even started yet. Fortunately, 100 …

Productivity

Meet Alice Walton: How the world's wealthiest woman spends her Walmart fortune

Alice Walton, the only female heiress to the Walmart fortune, is now the richest woman in the world.<p>The 67-year-old is worth an estimated $38.4 billion.<p>Walton was previously the second-richest woman — and 18th richest person — in the world, until the recent death of Liliane Bettencourt, the French …

Wealth

15,000 buildings need earthquake retrofitting in Los Angeles

After a massive earthquake struck central Mexico, horrifying images of collapsed buildings emerged and had many Los Angeles residents wondering if …

Los Angeles

Wilbur Ross: These NAFTA rules are killing our jobs

<i>Wilbur Ross is secretary of commerce.</i><p>As the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations unfold, there is a lot of loose talk being exchanged about automobile parts going back and forth among the United States, Canada and Mexico. NAFTA supporters assert that the U.S. content in cars assembled …

Economics

Feature: Human Trafficking

Agzamov, Sandjar<p>ICE employs a comprehensive effort to identify and investigate human trafficking and to assist the victims. The team on the ground in …

Human Trafficking

Protesters disrupt James Comey's Howard University convocation speech

Protesters sought to shout down former FBI Director Jim Comey’s remarks at Howard University’s convocation address Friday morning, singing and chanting nearly continuously throughout his speech.<p>Roughly 20 protesters seated near the back of Howard’s auditorium stood with raised fists and began …

Black Lives Matter

To save the planet, scientists figured out how to fix cow farts

The secret to climate-friendly cattle.<p>Raising cattle contributes to global warming in a big way. The animals expel large amounts of methane when they burp and fart, a greenhouse gas many times more potent than carbon dioxide. U.S. beef production, in fact, roughly equals the annual emissions of 24 …

Biology

Florida Mom Uses ‘Hot Single Woman’ Sign to Get Her Power Back on After Hurricane Irma

A mother from Florida recovering from surgery used a playful yard sign to get her electricity turned back on after Hurricane Irma hit the state.<p>When …

Hurricane Irma

Incredible 3D Portraits Made of Over 20,000 Screws

Artist, graphic designer, and self-proclaimed daydreamer Bruce Mackley is the creative mind behind a duo of incredible 3D portraits, respectively titled <i>Descent</i> and <i>Turning Away</i>. The artist used thousands of tinted decking and framing screws for each piece, drilling them in at varying depths for …

3D

Protesters Jeer, Disrupt James Comey Speech at Howard University

WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey faced a gathering of chanting and jeering students at historically black Howard University on Friday, as some activists decried what they see as his efforts to "criminalize" Black Lives Matter.<p>Protesters, who'd planned the demonstration all week on …

Black Lives Matter