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Transferring Your Prescription May Be Bad For Your Health

No doubt you’ve seen those tempting promotions at pharmacies like CVS, Walgreens and Target, promising a gift card, coupon--sometimes even cash--if you transfer your prescriptions to them. It seems like a no-brainer. Surely Walgreens can do as good a job at filling your prescriptions as CVS can. And although that $25 reward may sound like a pretty good deal to a cash-strapped consumer, it could actually be a bad deal for their health. A study of pharmacists published in the September issue of the Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association shows that pharmacists perceive a reduction in the quality of care...