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Walgreens supports people living with cancer

Walgreens supports people living with cancer

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens this month 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 national launch at more than 3,000 Walgreens stores follows a successful 100-store pilot program that began

WBA willing to meet with FDA over tobacco sales to minors

WBA willing to meet with FDA over tobacco sales to minors

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens said Tuesday it welcomed the opportunity to meet with Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb to discuss the steps it is taking  to prevent the sale of tobacco products to minors. The retailer issued the statement after Gottlieb said the FDA had written to Walgreens “to request a meeting to

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

Oklahoma City, Okla. and Greensboro, N.C. tops in flu activity

Oklahoma City, Okla. and Greensboro, N.C. tops in flu activity

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Oklahoma City, Okla. and Greensboro, N.C. were the top cities for flu activity in Walgreens Flu Index for Week Ending February 23. The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across

Alipay now available at Walgreens locations nationwide

Alipay now available at Walgreens locations nationwide

NEW YORK – Alipay, the world’s leading digital payment platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group, and Walgreens, Wednesday announced a collaboration that will bring Alipay’s mobile payment platform to thousands of Walgreens locations throughout the U.S. “Walgreens is focused on making shopping more convenient for our customers. This collaboration has particular significance for our

CVS and Walgreens test in-store dental services

CVS and Walgreens test in-store dental services

DEERFIELD, Ill. and WOONSOCKET, R.I. — With chain drug stores starting to offer some health check ups, CVS Health and Walgreens are now addressing oral health at some of their locations as well. CVS’s partnership with SmileDirectClub is a pilot that fits patients for invisible braces in CVS stores — while Walgreens opened an Aspen Dental office

Mississippi, Alabama see flu activity gains in Walgreens’ Flu Index

Mississippi, Alabama see flu activity gains in Walgreens’ Flu Index

DEERFIELD, Ill. —  Mississippi and Alabama had flu activity gains in Walgreens Flu Index for week ending January 26, 2019. The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. Now in

Walgreens gets the largest share of Shopko auction assets

Walgreens gets the largest share of Shopko auction assets

NEW YORK – Walgreens Boots Alliance was the big winner in the auction for the pharmacy assets of bankrupt retailer Shopko, taking charge of about half the assets that were on sale. Agreements are in various stages that get Walgreens the assets (including prescription inventories, records, customer lists and patient profiles) from 60 of the about 120 pharmacies

Walgreens issues statement on settlement

Walgreens issues statement on settlement

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has issued the following statement on announced settlement with U.S. Department of Justice and the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: “Walgreens is pleased to have resolved these matters with the Department of Justice. The company fully cooperated with the government and has

Texas and Kentucky markets see flu activity gains

Texas and Kentucky markets see flu activity gains

DEERFIELD, Ill.— Texas and Kentucky see flu activity gains in Walgreens Flu Index for the week ending January 19, 2019. The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. The Walgreens

Walgreens settles two lawsuits

Walgreens settles two lawsuits

WASHINGTON — Walgreens Boots Alliance has agreed to pay more than $269 million to settle federal and state lawsuits that accused the retailer of overbilling federal health-care programs. The pharmacy chain will pay $209.2 million to resolve claims it improperly billed Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs from 2006 to 2017 for hundreds of thousands

Nebraska, New Mexico the top areas in Walgreens Flu Index

Nebraska, New Mexico the top areas in Walgreens Flu Index

 DEERFIELD, Ill. — Nebraska, New Mexico and Kentucky are in the top slots for State Flu Activity in Walgreens Flu Index for the week ending January 12, 2019. The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest

Propeller Health partners with Walgreens

Propeller Health partners with Walgreens

MADISON, Wis. — Propeller Health, a leading digital therapeutics company, today announced  announced a partnership with Walgreens on My Pharmacy which connects Propeller users living with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) directly to pharmacy services in the Propeller mobile app. Walgreens will be the first pharmacy to be included in the new My Pharmacy

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