SUPERVALU-owned Jewel-Osco partnered with Physicians Prompt Care Centers to launch a retail health clinic, Physicians Prompt Care Express. This is Jewel-Osco's first venture into the retail clinic market.
David Dillon, chairman and CEO of Kroger, expects the company to offer more natural foods and keep prices low and service level high as it negotiates labor contracts and faces new competition from Tesco in 2007.
Consuming folate may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, but results are not definitive, say scientists involved in a new study. Folate, a B vitamin, can be found in spinach, citrus and beans.