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Eileen Howard Boone

PQA, CVS Health Foundation team on scholarship program

PQA, CVS Health Foundation team on scholarship program

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) has partnered with the CVS Health Foundation on a new scholarship program to support medication use quality. Called the PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program, the scholarship recognizes student excellence in projects focusing on quality-related initiatives. The program also aims to promote and improve education for quality measures

Youth group, CVS urge smokers to quit

Youth group, CVS urge smokers to quit

CVS Health has teamed up with DoSomething.org, a global youth organization focused on social change, for Quitters Always Win, a national campaign that urges young people to create cards encouraging family and friends who smoke to make quitting their New Year’s Resolution. Young people can sign up at DoSomething.org/winner and receive resources for making their

Research shows impact of CVS’ decision to exit tobacco

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Cigarette purchases across the retail spectrum have declined measurably in the year since CVS/pharmacy banned tobacco sales, CVS Health reported this month. “One year ago, we stopped selling tobacco products because it conflicted with our purpose of helping people on their path to better health,” said CVS Health chief medical officer Dr.

CVS makes strides in cutting tobacco use

CVS makes strides in cutting tobacco use

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy’s removal of tobacco products from its stores is showing its impact a year later. A study by the CVS Health Research Institute revealed a reduction in cigarette purchases over the past year, CVS Health said Thursday. Evaluating cigarette pack purchases at drug, food, big-box, dollar, convenience and gas station retailers in the

CVS Health Foundation helps fund Easter Seals smoking cessation program

CHICAGO — The CVS Health Foundation is supporting a national smoking cessation program from Easter Seals as the charity marks World No Tobacco Day on May 31. Easter Seals said Wednesday that the CVS Health Foundation is providing a $400,000 grant to help fund the program, which aims to help veterans, people with disabilities and

CVS makes pitch at Fenway for Lung Force

CVS makes pitch at Fenway for Lung Force

CVS Health has teamed up with the American Lung Association to fight lung cancer with a national in-store fundraising campaign to support Lung Force, an initiative that encourages people to unite against lung cancer, the leading cancer killer of women and men. From May 3 to May 23, consumers can donate $1 or $3 at checkout in CVS/pharmacy stores or