ALSO NOTED: CVS plans MA retail clinics; Mental health parity advocates lobby Congress; and much more...

> CVS has asked Massachusetts officials for approval to open 20 to 30 MinuteClinic retail clinic outlets. The CVS clinics would be the first retail clinics to open in the state. Article

> Mental health parity advocates are working the Hill this week, lobbying for passage of measures setting insurance coverage of mental illness on the same footing as other diseases. Article

> Community clinics across California will soon begin giving away CFC-free asthma inhalers to uninsured and low-income patients. CFC-propelled inhalers are being phased out due to their negative environmental impact. Article

> Federal legislators are questioning $33,000 bonuses received by VA officials, with critics arguing that the bonuses are inappropriate at a time when clinics are in disarray. Article

And Finally...  Ever wanted to sell cockroaches? Well, here's your chance. Article

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