DOJ sues Walmart, alleges it helped drive the opioid crisis

Dive Brief: The Department of Justice sued Walmart on Tuesday, alleging that the retail giant, with its 5,000 pharmacies, filled thousands of improper opioid prescriptions and “shirked” its role as a distributor of the drugs. The department accused Walmart of violating the Controlled Substances Act and is seeking civil penalties

Walmart adds health degrees to its education benefits program

Walmart extending its ongoing push into health-and-wellness with an employee-based initiative. The nation’s largest private employer is adding seven bachelor’s degrees and two career diplomas in health-related fields to its educational benefits program, Live Better U. The program charges participating employees $1 a day, with Walmart covering the rest of