Walgreens reached out to private equity firms to take the company private. The company is worth about $55 billion and has about 9,300 stores globally. Any such deal would represent the largest buyout in history. (Bloomberg)

People are turning to Google, Reddit and other social media for medical advice. Researchers said the number of individuals seeking medical help and diagnosis through social media has risen dramatically in the past year. Patients often find it more comfortable to seek help online, with some even posting photos of STD symptoms. (CNBC)

The White House said Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s drug pricing plan is “unworkable.” President Trump will instead support a bipartisan drug pricing plan introduced in the Senate by Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Wyden. (Associated Press)

Teens who vape prefer Juul and its mint flavor, according to new research. The research found that vaping among teens continues to rise, with 28% of high school students and 11% of middle school students reporting they used e-cigarettes in the past month. It also found that 60% prefer Juul and its mint or menthol flavor. (Associated Press)

Novartis won approval for its Neulasta biosimilar after a two-year delay. Novartis’ biosimilar Ziextenzo helps boost white blood cells for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. It’s a copycat drug of Amgen’s Neulasta, which has earned about $4 billion in sales. (Reuters)