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Last month, demonstrators protested the possibility of Walgreens moving its corporate headquarters overseas at a Chicago location of the pharmacy.
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August 6, 2014 The pharmacy giant will conclude its merger with British retailer Allliance Boots in a $15 billion deal. But the company decided to drop plans to move its headquarters abroad for tax purposes.
Walgreens is one of several pharmacies that have partnered with hospitals to help manage patients after they've returned home.
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February 19, 2013 Hospitals are partnering with pharmacies to keep discharged patients from returning too soon. Walgreens, for one, is helping hospitals to manage patients' medications after they go home.
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A customer walks out of a Walgreens store in New York City.
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January 9, 2012 Starting this year, many Americans may be surprised to find that their local Walgreens or Duane Reade is no longer in their insurance network. That's because of a dispute between two health care giants. If the back of your insurance card says Express Scripts, you are affected.
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