Drug store chain CVS announced on Friday that they are taking serious steps to combat opioid abuse. The measures, which will roll out over the next several months include:1. Limiting opioids dispensed for new acute prescriptions to 7 days. 2. Reducing the dispensation of stronger and long-release opioids. These may seem like solid, no-nonsense precautions in the face of what has become a national opioid epidemic, but CVS is taking a bolder step than others in the industry.
A boomerang is a hunting tool. They’ve been around for at least 50,000 years. Though they’re strongly associated with Australian aboriginal peoples, the oldest one was found in Poland. Some types feature a design that allows to them to return to the thrower. You may know these things. But did you know that Chanel sells one for $1,325? After the Nordstrom Muddy Jeans flap, Chanel is the latest brand to suffer social ridicule for an overpriced luxury item.
Just a pair of muddy jeans, right? Not exactly. The jeans in the picture are shipped with the mud baked right in, but it's not real mud at all. Even worse, Nordstrom sells them for $425 a pair. In other words, the jeans make you look rugged, even if you’re not. There’s the rub. Social media got the joke, forcefully and immediately.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".