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Six Olympic Legends Battling Chronic Diseases Lead Revolution in Advancing Pharmacy Care as Medco Launches the 'Tour of Champions'
Date:10/16/2007

Bob Beamon, Peggy Fleming, Bruce Jenner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Greg Louganis and Mark Spitz Educate Americans on the Importance of Specialized

Pharmacy Care

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In years past, each has battled for Olympic gold. Today they are fighting a new battle- waging a personal campaign against chronic and complex diseases.

Ringing in a new era in healthcare, Olympic gold medal athletes and Medco Health Solutions, Inc.'s (NYSE: MHS) specialist pharmacists and executives today ring The Opening Bell(SM) of the New York Stock Exchange launching Medco's "Tour of Champions," a nationwide tour educating Americans about a revolutionary advancement in pharmacy care designed to deliver better clinical and financial outcomes.

Bob Beamon, Peggy Fleming, Bruce Jenner, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Greg Louganis and Mark Spitz are all known for their athletic achievements but few people are aware that each of them is dealing with a chronic or complex healthcare condition. Today they are guided by Medco specialist pharmacists who focus on their specific diseases. These champions will begin traveling the country, providing encouragement to the millions of Americans who receive treatment for chronic and complex medical conditions.

These medalists will share their stories of courage, achievement and challenge to underscore the importance of specialized pharmacy care in maintaining good health.

The achievers in Medco's Tour of Champions know first-hand the benefits of specialized coaching in their quest for gold. Today each is working with Medco specialist pharmacists to help ensure they receive optimized pharmacy treatment for their individ
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