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Walgreens ends yearslong attempt to buy Rite Aid

Walgreens ends yearslong attempt to buy Rite Aid

By Associated Press  |  June 29, 2017

Walgreens has ended its takeover pursuit of rival Rite Aid following resistance from U.S. regulators and will instead now buy stores, distribution centers and inventory in a new deal with the chain.

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

By Associated Press  |  April 18, 2017

Some ailing veterans can now use their federal healthcare benefits at CVS MinuteClinics to treat minor illnesses and injuries, under a pilot program announced Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Walgreens aims to promote greater mental health awareness

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  May 10, 2016

Drugstore giant Walgreens Boots Alliance has taken another step in its effort to be viewed as a healthcare provider alternative. Walgreens is collaborating with the behavioral health advocacy group Mental Health America to provide mental health screening to as many as 3 million people through 2017.

Blog: Why consumerism is no panacea for our healthcare problems

By Harris Meyer  |  March 08, 2016

Politicians and policymakers often tout price transparency, comparison shopping, high-deductible health plans and other consumer-based approaches as answers to the nation's healthcare cost and access problems. But recent evidence suggests such solutions have severe limits.

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