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Walgreens ‘Get a Shot’ campaign gets under way

Walgreens ‘Get a Shot’ campaign gets under way

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation have launched their annual “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” campaign to provide critical vaccines to people in developing countries. The drug chain said Thursday that the “Get a Shot” program, now in its fifth year, has helped provide more than 20 million polio and measles

Walgreens adds Rx disposal units in Iowa stores

Walgreens adds Rx disposal units in Iowa stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. — State officials visited a Walgreens store in Iowa as the drug chain continued its deployment of safe medication disposal kiosks to help combat drug abuse and misuse. Walgreens said drug take-back kiosks have been installed at eight of its drug stores in Iowa, including locations in Des Moines, Davenport (two stores), Cedar

Walgreens: Interventions can make difference

Walgreens: Interventions can make difference

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Pharmacist interventions and benefit plan designs with low co-payments can help improve adherence to cholesterol-lowering drugs for patients in minority communities, according to a new study developed by Walgreens and the University of Chicago. Walgreens said the study, published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, found that in the