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Walgreens customers can now chat live online with pharmacists anytime through a new service dubbed Walgreens Pharmacy Chat.
The Senate has passed a six-month extension of the increased federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP), which provides the enhanced funding for state Medicaid programs.
Walgreen Co. has launched a redesigned social responsibility web site that it said will make it easier for socially-conscious consumers, investors and employees to find information about the company's commitment to community, diversity, supplier diversity, disability inclusion and the environment.
The Senate has made headway on enhanced federal funding for state Medicaid programs and passed key legislation on safe disposal of unused drugs, according to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
Drugstore.com saw total revenue jump in the 2010 second quarter, fueled by surging over-the-counter and beauty product sales.
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. is marking the 10th anniversary of its Shoppers Optimum loyalty program with special savings for customers and a series of promotions and events.
Surescripts has introduced a service designed to make it easier for users of Microsoft HealthVault to access an electronic record of their prescriptions.
Drugstore.com and Medco Health Solutions Inc. have extended their online store partnership through 2018.
Walgreen Co. turned in virtually flat same-store sales for July after seeing a slight rebound in the previous month.
Walgreen Co. is introducing a gift that keeps on giving: a flu shot gift card.
Rite Aid Corp. said the New York Stock Exchange has informed the company that the price of its common stock has fallen out of compliance with the exchange's minimum share price listing rule.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2010 Pharmacy & Technology Conference is less than a month away, with this year's event set to kick off Aug. 28 at the San Diego Convention Center.
Walgreen Co. is launching an initiative to promote a 90-day prescription program at its pharmacies in Minneapolis.
Rite Aid Corp. is now enabling members of its wellness+ customer rewards program to chat online with a pharmacist.
Drugstore.com Inc. has finalized the sale of the assets of its DS Pharmacy Inc. subsidiary to BioScrip Pharmacy Services Inc., a subsidiary of BioScrip Inc., for about $10.5 million.
Duane Reade has opened its seventh health clinic at its new flagship drug store in Manhattan's Union Square.
A&P has begun offering automatic prescription refills and electronic reminders to let customers know when their medications are ready for pickup.
As the start of the new school year nears, MinuteClinic is positioning itself as a one-stop shop for back-to-school health care services for children and college-bound students.