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The East Bay Business Times reports that in addition to CVS, Google is partnering with Longs Drug Stores in Google Health, which allows users to "import their prescription information, share it with doctors and streamline dispensing of their prescriptions." The program is designed to seamlessly integrate the work of in-store medical clinics and pharmacies with the treatment offered by doctors, and give consumers the ability to manage their own medical information and histories in a more user-friendly environment.

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