As health care costs go up, the importance of the supermarket pharmacist's role in consumers' lives is also rising. Medical advice is one of the most expensive and time-consuming commodities in the country. Yet supermarkets provide consumers with some relief through pharmacy — a store category designed for convenience, and a source of health and wellness counsel, sources told SN. Premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance in the United States have been rising four times faster on ...

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