A look ahead to the pharmacies of the future
Nov 19, 2021

A look ahead to the pharmacies of the future

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Also today: We look into how the costs of COVID testing has affected shoppers near the border between U.S. and Canada. The FTC is cracking down on companies that make cancelling subscriptions too difficult, which could affect a lot of media companies.

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Canadians factor COVID testing costs into shopping trips across U.S. border

Nov 19, 2021
The border is now open to vaccinated Canadians, but their government compels citizens to show a negative test to get back home.
Travelers on the U.S. side wait to cross into Canada at Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canadians can now cross into the U.S. for nonessential travel but must have a pricey PCR test to return.
Geoff Robins/AFP via Getty Images

What might an FTC crackdown on some subscription practices mean for news outlets?

Nov 19, 2021
The agency has warned companies against using what it calls "illegal dark patterns" to trap consumers into subscriptions that are then hard to get out of.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission building in Washington, D.C.
PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

What do CVS store closures say about the future of pharmacies?

Nov 19, 2021
The pharmacies of the future may focus more on health services and primary care. But decisions about where stores will close could be critical for underserved communities.
CVS plans to close about 900 stores starting in 2022.
Tim Boyle/Getty Images

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director