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UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 4:01 p.m.

At stores and online, health care moves closer to customers

Health care is moving closer to patients. Drugstores are expanding the care and support they offer, and telemedicine is bringing doctors and therapists to the family room couch as the …


Drugstore pain pills as effective as opioids in ER patients

Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if doctors offered over-the-counter pills instead? A new study tested that approach on patients with …


Walgreens to shutter 600 stores as part of Rite Aid deal

Walgreens plans to close about 600 drugstores as it completes a $4.38 billion deal to buy nearly 2,000 from rival Rite Aid.


UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 7:16 p.m.

Walgreens scraps Rite Aid takeover, will buy stores instead

Walgreens Boots Alliance is scrapping its deal to buy all of rival Rite Aid and instead will buy a smaller piece of the drugstore chain, after the original takeover effort …


State drops bid to cut drugstore Medicaid payments

Washington state has dropped an attempt to cut Medicaid prescription reimbursement rates to drugstores to the lowest levels nationwide, ending a legal struggle.