Along with the nation's economy, prescription sales are in a slump. About two years ago, prescription growth in dollars was between 10% and 12%, but had dropped to the low single digits by mid-2008, according to IMS Health, Norwalk, Conn. Most in the industry agree that prescriptions have been in decline since then, and that the recent spate of job losses will accelerate this downward trend as more consumers lose their health insurance. Looking down the road, retailers hope the economy ...
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