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RPT Amazon launches virtual healthcare clinic in U.S. for common ailments

November 15 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.O) on Tuesday launched the Amazon Clinic, a virtual platform where users can connect with healthcare providers to help treat common conditions such as allergies and skin conditions. Amazon has been looking for years to expand its presence in the healthcare sector, where it is a small player. He …

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CVS, Walmart, Walgreens agree to pay $13.8 bln to settle U.S. opioid claims

Nov 2 (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp (CVS.N)Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc. (WMT.N) agreed to pay approximately $13.8 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed by U.S. state, local and tribal governments accusing drugstore chains of mishandling opioid painkillers. CVS said Wednesday it agreed to pay about $5 billion over 10 years, …

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