28 November 2012

Walgreens HIV-Specialized Pharmacies Help Fill Gaps in Care Highlighted on World AIDS Day

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 28, 2012 - On World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) encourages communities to focus on the importance of HIV testing and early treatment, key priorities and services addressed through its more than 700 HIV-specialized pharmacies coast to coast. Walgreens HIV-specialized pharmacies directly support the National HIV/AIDS Strategy by offering a range of personalized services that can improve health outcomes, increase access and help fill gaps in care, particularly in AIDS-endemic communities where stigma and other disparities may hamper diagnosis and complicate treatment. 
20 November 2012

Walgreens Offers Unique Black Friday Mobile Coupon; Introduces Enhanced Photo Capabilities in Latest App Release

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 20, 2012 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is introducing for the first time via the Walgreens mobile app a mystery Black Friday mobile coupon that customers can access for instant, in-store savings. Walgreens also has introduced the latest updates to its mobile app, providing more features and functionality for users. These updates allow for more personalized and relevant experiences for easy access on-the-go or in-store. 
16 November 2012

Walgreens & Take Care Clinics Offering Free Blood Glucose and A1C Testing Through November in Conjunction with American Diabetes Month®

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 16, 2012 – To help the approximately 80 million American adults and children living with diabetes or pre-diabetes , Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) and Take Care Clinics are offering free health testing for Hemoglobin A1C and blood glucose at more than 3,000 U.S. locations through the end of November, as part of American Diabetes Month® and the Walgreens Way to Well Commitment™.
15 November 2012

Walgreens Raises more than $4 Million for American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 15, 2012 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) and the American Red Cross today announced that more than $4 million was raised by Walgreens and Duane Reade customers nationwide who made donations to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund since Nov. 5. Walgreens implemented the fundraising program in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy striking the East Coast.
08 November 2012

Walgreens CFO to Present at Credit Suisse 2012 Health Care Conference Nov. 15

Wade Miquelon, chief financial officer and president, international, Walgreen Co., will present during the Credit Suisse 2012 Health Care Conference at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, Phoenix, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Mountain time, Thursday, Nov. 15. Miquelon will discuss Walgreens strategies for becoming America’s first choice for health and daily living.
07 November 2012

Veterans and Active Duty Military to Receive Veterans Day Discount at Walgreens on Sunday, Nov. 11

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 7, 2012 - To honor and celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military heroes, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is offering a discount to all veterans and active duty military in support of Veterans Day. On Sunday, Nov. 11, they will receive 15 percent off eligible store items and 20 percent off Walgreens and W Brand products with a valid military ID or proof of service at any Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstore nationwide. 
05 November 2012

Walgreens Collecting Red Cross Donations at Stores Across All 50 States

To help victims of Hurricane Sandy, customers shopping this week at any Walgreens or Duane Reade store in the United States will have the opportunity to make donations to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund in increments of $1, $2, $5 or $10.
31 October 2012

Walgreens Donates $250,000 to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

 Walgreen Co. said Wednesday it will donate $250,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, supporting East Coast communities recovering from Hurricane Sandy.
24 October 2012

Walgreens Helps Create More Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Connecticut

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 24, 2012 - Nearly one year after launching an initiative to help create more job opportunities for people with disabilities in Connecticut, 62 participants have completed training under the Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) Retail Employees with Disabilities Initiative (REDI) program. The program’s goal is to prepare qualified candidates for employment at Walgreens retail locations, as well as employment with other retailers that require similar skills. Of those who completed training, 17 have already obtained jobs at Walgreens locations throughout Connecticut as the company grows talent and recognizes ability through greater diversity in the workplace. 
22 October 2012

Recent Study Shows that Multivitamins May Lower Cancer Risk Among Men

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 22, 2012 - The Journal of the American Medical Association Wednesday released a study showing that long-term multivitamin use may lower cancer risk among men. Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) pharmacists are among the most accessible health care providers available to counsel individuals about their vitamin options.1