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Health Clinics in Retail Stores are Quick but Are They Safe?

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In recent years, drug stores and retail stores such as WalMart have introduced health clinics in their stores where shoppers can come in and be treated for various ailments they would have normally waited for days or weeks to see their primary care doctors. While the patients are seen more quickly, health officials have called into question their standard of care, hygiene, and their lack of regulation by state and federal health agencies.