Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/pneumococcal-disease/condition-rss en-us Mon, 30 May 2016 10:43:29 UTC Mon, 30 May 2016 10:43:29 UTC Female ACS Patients Face Greater Risks for Adverse Events After PCI http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/ACS/female-acs-patients-face-greater-risks-for-adverse-events-after-pci Women with acute coronary syndrome are more likely than men to experience a major adverse cardiac event and bleeding 1 year after undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. Fri, 27 May 2016 05:22:00 UTC Parents of Children with Autism Face Challenges with Wandering http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/parents-of-children-with-autism-face-challenges-with-wandering More than one-quarter of children with autism spectrum disorder and/or a combination of intellectual disabilities and developmental delays will wander. Fri, 27 May 2016 03:45:00 UTC 5 New Findings on Teen Pregnancy Rates http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/5-new-findings-on-teen-pregnancy-rates Teen pregnancies have decreased 61% since 1991, new CDC data suggest. Fri, 27 May 2016 03:15:00 UTC Almost Half of Antidepressant Prescriptions Aren't Written for Depression http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/almost-half-of-antidepressant-prescriptions-arent-written-for-depression A whopping 45% of prescriptions for antidepressants are written for nondepressive reasons, recent research has revealed. Fri, 27 May 2016 01:00:00 UTC Pharmacist Rescues Young Girl Having an Asthma Attack http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/pharmacist-rescues-young-girl-having-an-asthma-attack A New Jersey pharmacist recently went above and beyond to care for a young girl having an acute asthma attack. Fri, 27 May 2016 12:36:00 UTC Legislation Puts Pharmacists on Front Line of Opioid Abuse Combat http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/legislation-puts-pharmacists-on-front-line-of-opioid-abuse-combat Several pieces of legislation heading to the White House highlight pharmacists as critical players in preventing and identifying opioid misuse and abuse. Thu, 26 May 2016 03:04:00 UTC 10 Best and Worst Cities for Your Skin http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/10-best-and-worst-cities-for-your-skin As temperatures start to rise and patients head outside more frequently, it’s a good time for pharmacists to go over skin health, especially since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Thu, 26 May 2016 01:27:00 UTC Vitamins and Supplements May Reduce Aggression in Children http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/vitamins-supplements/vitamins-and-supplements-may-reduce-aggression-in-children Children who show signs of aggressive behavior may benefit from omega-3, vitamin, and mineral supplementation. Thu, 26 May 2016 12:30:00 UTC Addressing Statin Adherence Concerns Among ACS Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/ACS/addressing-statin-adherence-concerns-among-acs-patients Clinical trials overwhelmingly support high-intensity statin therapy as secondary prophylaxis in hospitalized acute coronary syndrome patients, as it’s superior to medium- and low-intensity options. Wed, 25 May 2016 05:43:00 UTC High Drug Costs Drove Man to Shoot His Sick Wife http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/high-drug-costs-drove-man-to-shoot-his-sick-wife Confronted with mounting medication costs, a man allegedly resorted to shooting his ill wife. Wed, 25 May 2016 01:00:00 UTC Why Retail Pharmacies Should Have an Unused Medication Collection Receptacle http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/why-retail-pharmacies-should-have-an-unused-medication-collection-receptacle Do patients ever come into your pharmacy holding a bag of unused and expired medications and asking you to take them? Wed, 25 May 2016 12:31:00 UTC Updated Heart Failure Guidelines Highlight Role of Entresto, Corlanor http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/heart-failure/updated-heart-failure-guidelines-highlight-role-of-entresto-corlanor The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Failure Society of America have updated heart failure guidelines to recommend the use of 2 medications: sacubitril/valsartan (Entresto) and ivabradine (Corlanor). Tue, 24 May 2016 05:00:00 UTC Precision Medicine and the 21st Century Cures Act http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/precision-medicine-and-the-21st-century-cures-act The 21st Century Cures Act will have a huge impact on the pharmaceutical industry both nationally and globally. Tue, 24 May 2016 02:52:00 UTC Flu Shot During Pregnancy Can Help Reduce Infant Illness Risk http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/flu/flu-shot-during-pregnancy-can-help-reduce-infant-illness-risk Women who get a flu shot while they’re pregnant help protect their baby from contracting the flu in the first 6 months of life, according to a new study. Tue, 24 May 2016 02:34:00 UTC 4 Women's Health Trends Pharmacists Should Watch http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/womens-health/4-womens-health-trends-pharmacists-should-watch The term “women’s health” shouldn’t be limited to reproductive matters. Tue, 24 May 2016 01:25:00 UTC How Do Comorbidities Affect Older ACS Patients? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/ACS/how-do-comorbidities-affect-older-acs-patients Acute coronary syndrome is one of the many diseases and disorders that becomes more common with advancing age. Tue, 24 May 2016 12:37:00 UTC Twitter Could Help Predict and Prevent Asthma Flare-Ups http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/twitter-could-help-predict-and-prevent-asthma-flare-ups Tweets about asthma could provide clues to asthma-related emergency room visits. Mon, 23 May 2016 03:00:00 UTC Pharmacy Students' Attitudes Toward HIV-Positive Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/pharmacy-students-attitudes-toward-hiv-positive-patients Pharmacy schools may want to consider placing a greater focus on HIV education, since a new study suggests there’s still HIV stigma among some pharmacy students. Mon, 23 May 2016 02:00:00 UTC Improved Care Coordination Could Increase Patient Satisfaction http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/improved-care-coordination-could-increase-patient-satisfaction Patient satisfaction is based on more than just time spent with a single health care provider. Mon, 23 May 2016 01:00:00 UTC Pharmacist May Have Been Passenger on Missing EgyptAir Plane http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/pharmacist-may-have-been-passenger-on-missing-egyptair-plane One of the passengers on EgyptAir flight MS804 that crashed in the Mediterranean Sea may have been a pharmacist. Fri, 20 May 2016 06:18:00 UTC