VIRTUAL HEALTH CARE: WHO'S AHEAD?

What is that whoosh supermarkets are hearing?It is drug chains and mass merchants racing past them in a whole-hearted bid to court health consumers on-line.While supermarket giants remain glued to the starting block, the likes of Walgreen, CVS, Rite Aid, Phar-Mor and Wal-Mart are lapping them in the early stages of the pharmacy/health care cyberspace race.They've sprinted past Kroger, Albertson's

What is that whoosh supermarkets are hearing?

It is drug chains and mass merchants racing past them in a whole-hearted bid to court health consumers on-line.

While supermarket giants remain glued to the starting block, the likes of Walgreen, CVS, Rite Aid, Phar-Mor and Wal-Mart are lapping them in the early stages of the pharmacy/health care cyberspace race.

They've sprinted past Kroger, Albertson's and countless other food-combo operators to brand themselves on t

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