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Rina Shah

Walgreens intros brand diclofenac gel for pain

Walgreens intros brand diclofenac gel for pain

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  Walgreens announced on Tuesday new offerings to support people with chronic and acute pain, including the launch of Walgreens brand diclofenac gel, an over-the-counter original prescription-strength arthritis pain relief in topical form. In addition, patients can receive free one-on-one consultations with Walgreens pharmacists who received specialized training in providing empathetic care and

Walgreens completes first phase of mental health first aid training

Walgreens completes first phase of mental health first aid training

DEERFIELD, Ill. – With a sharply rising need for mental health resources since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walgreens announced on Wednesday it has completed its first phase of training in Mental Health First Aid, administered by the National Council for Behavioral Health, for all of the company’s health outcomes pharmacists. The training initiative

Walgreens gets first enterprise-wide URAC specialty pharmacy accreditation

Walgreens gets first enterprise-wide URAC specialty pharmacy accreditation

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has earned the first enterprise-wide URAC accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy for its more than 300 Walgreens community-based specialty pharmacies located in the United States and Puerto Rico. This builds on Walgreens previous Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation for select locations granted by URAC in 2018. URAC is the nation’s leading independent health care

Walgreens, Kaléo expand pharmacy program

Walgreens, Kaléo expand pharmacy program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Kaléo announced Thursday AUVI-q (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg auto-injector is available at Walgreens locations nationwide. AUVI-q 0.1 mg is the first and only epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for infants and toddlers weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds (7.5 to 15 kilograms). Through

Walgreens launches cancer patient support program

Walgreens launches cancer patient support program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Monday launched “Feel More Like You,” a first-of-its-kind pharmacy, health and beauty service available at no cost to help people living with cancer manage the medical and physical changes associated with cancer treatment. The retailer created Feel More Like You to meet the increasing needs of people impacted by cancer to

Walgreens rolls out cancer care program

Walgreens rolls out cancer care program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has launched a new program called Feel More Like You, developed to help people living with cancer and their caregivers manage the potential physical changes associated with cancer treatment. The exclusive offering will be available at more than 400 Walgreens stores in select markets across the country. The signature component of

Walgreens locations to give seniors tips to avoid injury from falls

Walgreens locations to give seniors tips to avoid injury from falls

DEERFIELD, Ill. – To reduce risk of injury from tripping and falling, Walgreens will offer prevention tips and advice when it hosts a Senior Day at its stores nationwide on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Each year, one in four people age 65 and older falls and 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries,

Walgreens to highlight safety at chainwide Senior Day

Walgreens to highlight safety at chainwide Senior Day

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Next week, Walgreens plans to offer injury prevention tips and advice in hosting Senior Day at its stores nationwide. The drug chain said Thursday that along with the pharmacy staff’s discussion about avoiding fall injuries, stores will offer informational materials, including a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Home Fall Prevention