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BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --, inc., (Nasdaq: DSCM) a leading online retailer of health, beauty, vision, and pharmacy products, today announced a strategic alliance with Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS), the nation's leading pharmacy benefit manager, under which Medco will offer its members access to an integrated online store featuring a wide range of non-prescription consumer health products, including over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, expected to begin in mid-2009.


"We look forward to developing this exciting new offering with Medco, which provides pharmacy benefits for over 60 million Americans," said Dawn Lepore, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of, inc. "The alliance supports our strategy to leverage the ecommerce health, beauty and wellness platform and extend our leadership in consumer health merchandising, marketing, fulfillment, and customer care." will provide technical development and operation services, consumer health products and OTC merchandising, fulfillment capabilities and customer care for the non-prescription-drug offerings in the Medco branded online store.

"We envision this collaboration with will, over time, enable Medco to efficiently develop and deliver a broad spectrum of new consumer-based products and services that complement our prescription drug expertise and extend the continuum of care for the approximately one in five Americans we serve nationwide," said John Driscoll, president, New Markets, Medco Health Solutions.

Through the agreement, Medco will provide its members access to a comprehensive portfolio of health-related products that complement prescription drug care -- especially for patients with chronic and complex conditions. Members will be presented with a tailored set of non-prescription products aligned with their known health condition, and access to a broader set of consumer health items that provide convenient one-stop shopping. Members will also benefit from an advanced safety net to help ensure that for certain OTC medicines they are informed of interactions with the prescription drugs that they may also be taking -- a growing issue in the retail pharmacy environment as more medicines transition from prescription to OTC availability.

FSA (flexible spending account) services for Medco clients and members will be supported through the SIGIS certified system to identify and approve FSA-eligible over-the-counter products. FSA debit cards are accepted and FSA-only receipts may be printed for reimbursement.

About, inc., inc. (NASDAQ: DSCM) is a leading online retailer of health, beauty, vision and pharmacy products. Our portfolio of brands include:, and All are accessible from and provide a convenient, private, and informative shopping experience while offering a wide assortment of more than 40,000 products at competitive prices.

    The pharmacy is certified by the National Association of
Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) as a Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Site
(VIPPS) and operates in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations
in the United States.

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