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pharmacy

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How Google puts the kibosh on rogue pharmacies

Google wields a big sheriff's badge when it tells online snake-oil salesmen to peddle their wares elsewhere.

By June 18, 2013

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Google files lawsuit against Mississippi attorney general to block subpoena

The search giant continues its campaign against Mississippi's Jim Hood. Google says his request for company information is an "unjustified attack" that violates federal law.

By December 19, 2014

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Pharmacy sends customer brilliant e-mail from Zombie future

A customer of Canada's Shoppers Drug Mart wonders why he is getting someone else's mail from the pharmacy. He asks whether it might have been intended for someone from the future. He receives a reply that stops him dead.

By June 5, 2013

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Should you trust 'The Dr. Oz Show' and 'The Doctors'? Study says be wary

A new study looked into medical claims made by popular shows "The Dr. Oz Show" and "The Doctors," and concluded that viewers would be wise to take their advice with a grain of salt.

By December 18, 2014

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Enemies of Apple Pay push for CurrentC

Retailers take sides in the battle of mobile payment technology, with some disabling NFC sensors in favor of an app that tracks customer data. Also, Amazon takes on Chromecast, and Fitbit launches new wristbands.

By October 27, 2014

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Apple caught in feud between merchants, credit cards

Apple Pay or merchants' CurrentC? Consumers will have to decide which mobile payments system works better for them.

By October 27, 2014

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One spoonful of this stuff could turn you into Aquaman

A crystalline substance that can absorb and release oxygen in large quantities could one day lead to tankless underwater breathing a la one water-loving superhero.

By October 3, 2014

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NYPD uses GPS-enabled pill bottle to catch alleged drugstore robber

A man robs a drugstore on the Upper East Side in New York. Police quickly track him down because the OxyContin bottle he was given was actually a dummy bottle equipped with GPS.

By May 18, 2014

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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By February 27, 2014

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Biodegradable 3D-printed underpants can be worn, tossed

Thanks to a new-3D printing system developed by an Israeli couple, 3D-printed clothing that acts and feels like cloth could be on the way. First stop: disposable Reg Grundies for women.

By November 11, 2013