May 18, 2016

Walgreens has teamed up with four Champions to share their stories through the new platform, including their experiences living with the disease and ideas for meeting challenges such as prevention of infection, nutrition and rigorous treatment regimens.

May 17, 2016

Naloxone is now accessible in more than 70 Walgreens pharmacies throughout New Mexico.

May 16, 2016

CHICAGO - The largest health system in Illinois is preparing to take over operations of more than 50 neighborhood health clinics located in Walgreens stores across the Chicago region, Crain's Chicago Business reported Monday. Advocate Health Care and Walgreens announced the ownership change in January. A series of kickoff events to mark the new Advocate Clinics at Walgreens are planned for Wednesday, Crain's reported. (Crain's Chicago Business

May 16, 2016

The last retailer to be recognized with this award was Michael Duke, former CEO and chairman of the executive committee for Walmart, who was presented with the award in 2014. 

May 10, 2016

Teletherapy, the delivery of web- and mobile-based sessions between a patient and licensed mental health provider via video, is one of the fastest growing sectors of the virtual healthcare market.

May 10, 2016

Helayna Minsk comes to Walgreens with experience managing brands overseas, having served a tour of duty as VP marketing for Johnson & Johnson Consumer China in Shanghai for more than two years.

May 9, 2016

At Kantar Retail’s two-day Drug Channels workshop, the company shared insights about how consumers are approaching health and wellness in a changed retail and healthcare landscape, how the big drug chains are looking to reach them and how suppliers can be a key part of doing so as we move into the future.

May 9, 2016

Walgreens pharmacists and Healthcare Clinic nurse practitioners can administer MMR vaccine to individuals ages 7 and older in Mississippi and Tennessee; ages 14 and older in Kentucky; and ages 18 and older in Arkansas.

May 6, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance is not selling any shares and will not receive any proceeds from the proposed offering. 

May 5, 2016

Both the pharmaceutical distribution contract and the Walgreens Boots Alliance Development relationship with AmerisourceBergen have been extended to 2026.

May 4, 2016

When implementation of the program is complete, naloxone will be available without a prescription in more than 5,800 of Walgreens nearly 8,200 stores.

May 4, 2016

The collaboration with APhA is the latest step Walgreens is taking to fight prescription drug abuse.

April 29, 2016

The states with the highest rates of influenza, according to the Index, were Arizona, Texas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.

April 29, 2016

Iconic candy brand Hershey is unveiling new, patriotic-themed packaging on some of its most popular brands as excitement for builds for the 2016 Olympic Games. 

April 29, 2016

Speculation that Walgreens might be exploring an entry into the medical marijuana business followed a post on tumblr by Walgreens titled "Clarifying Clinical Cannabis." "Though marijuana has been approved for medical use in many states, marijuana is not yet approved for national use by the Food and Drug Administration," noted post author Dahlia Sultan, resident pharmacist, Walgreens and the University of Illinois at Chicago. "Medical marijuana can’t be purchased from a pharmacy like traditional prescriptions. It must be sold through a licensed dispensary in an approved state." (Walgreens on tumblr

April 28, 2016

Former Walgreens beauty VP Shannon Curtin is joining Coty North America as senior vice president of its new Consumer Beauty division in May, the company announced Friday.

April 26, 2016

In February, Walgreens announced plans to make naloxone available without a prescription in 35 states and Washington D.C. in accordance with each state’s pharmacy regulations. 

April 22, 2016

Walgreens also is working to make naloxone, a potentially lifesaving opioid antidote, available without requiring a prescription from an individual’s physician at California pharmacies.

April 19, 2016

Federal prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into whether Theranos misled investors about the state of its technology and operations, according to The Wall Street Journal. Walgreens Boots Alliance and the New York State Department of Health have received subpoenas in recent weeks seeking documents and testimony about representations made to them by the Palo Alto, Calif., blood-testing company, the newspaper said. (The Wall Street Journal)

April 18, 2016

Walgreens has signed an agreement with SSM Health to allow SSM Health to own and operate 27 retail health clinics within Walgreens stores across the St. Louis region, the companies announced Monday.

April 15, 2016

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.

April 13, 2016

In February, CEO Update named National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson Trade Association CEO of the Year. DSN looks at some of the more important work accomplished by NACDS under Anderson’s leadership.

April 13, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance and its predecessor company, Walgreens, have paid a dividend in 334 straight quarters (more than 83 years) and have raised the dividend for 40 consecutive years.

April 11, 2016

Lebhar-Friedman launches Go Health Events website that connects consumers to retailer-hosted health events.