Walgreens reportedly wants to go private, and KKR is said to be interested in buying it. The acquisition would almost certainly be the largest private takeover in history.
Drug store giant Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the worst stocks in the Dow this year. But shares shot up Tuesday after Reuters reported that the company is considering taking itself private.
Several retailers have pulled Johnson's baby powder from shelves after Johnson & Johnson announced earlier this month it was recalling 33,000 bottles due to asbestos concerns.
Hours before the first federal trial in the opioid epidemic was set to begin, four pharmaceutical companies reached a settlement totaling $260 million.
Walgreens is preparing to test out a new drone delivery service.
Walgreens stores will no longer sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 starting September 1, the Walgreens Boots Alliance announced Tuesday. Boots is the UK division of the company.
The Food and Drug Administration says Walgreens sells more tobacco products to minors than any other pharmacy chain. Now the agency wants to meet with the company to discuss its tobacco and e-cigarette sales policies.
Attorney General Pam Bondi announced late Friday that she has added the companies to a state-court lawsuit filed last spring against Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and several opioid distributors.
Amazon is buying online pharmacy PillPack — a move that could disrupt the drug store business.
It's the end of an era.
An Arizona woman has criticized Walgreens on social media, saying a pharmacist at the chain refused to fill her prescription for a medicine prescribed to induce miscarriage after she was told her 9-week-old fetus had stopped developing.
Kentucky is suing Walgreens, claiming the pharmacy played a role in the state's opioid crisis.
Does a pharmacy have an obligation to help a patient be sure that insurance will cover a prescription?
Pharmacy stocks are soaring following a report that Amazon might not sell prescription drugs, after all.
Bayer has issued a voluntary recall of its Alka-Seltzer Plus products because ingredients on the front sticker may not match the actual product in the carton, posing a health risk, a news release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.
Cigna wants to buy Express Scripts for $67 billion.
Albertsons wants to scoop up Rite Aid.
Health care stocks came down with a bad case of competition-itis.