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Boston Mayor: "Allowing retailers to make money off of sick people is wrong"

The Mayor of Boston has launched a public campaign against in-store retail clinics.

Menino blasted state regulators for paving the way Wednesday for the in-store clinics, which are designed to provide treatment for sore throats, poison ivy, and other minor illnesses.

The decision by the state Public Health Council, "jeopardizes patient safety," Menino said in a written statement. "Limited service medical clinics run by merchants in for-profit corporations will seriously compromise quality of care and hygiene. Allowing retailers to make money off of sick people is wrong."

That's a rather interesting perspective. Read the full article here.

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