Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Cardiovascular Health http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/cardiovascular-health/condition-rss Cardiovascular Health en-us Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:04:38 UTC Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:04:38 UTC Pharmacists: Take Advantage of Paid Time Off http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/donna-kosteva-rph-med/2018/05/making-the-most-of-your-vacation-time Those who have been putting off making vacation plans or taking personal days should think again. 9:00 AM, Tue May 1, 2018 Does 24-Hour Ambulatory BP Monitoring Represent an Opportunity? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2018/04/does-24-hour-ambulatory-bp-monitoring-represent-an-opportunity New study results show that this type of blood pressure measurement is a better predictor of mortality than in-clinic assessments. 12:17 AM, Mon April 30, 2018 Overview of Oral Anticoagulation Agents http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2018/March2018/overview-of-oral-anticoagulation-agents About 900,000 people are affected by VTE/ PE in the United States each year, and about 100,000 people die as a result, according to the CDC. 10:03 AM, Mon March 19, 2018 Ticagrelor Interactions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2018/February2018/ticagrelor-interactions Ticagrelor is an orally administered drug that is a direct-acting antagonist of the P2Y12 receptor resulting in reduced platelet aggregation. 10:00 AM, Tue March 13, 2018 4 Atrial Fibrillation Studies Pharmacists Should Know About http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-o-shea/2018/03/4-atrial-fibrillation-studies-pharmacists-should-know-about Over the years, a number of landmark clinical studies on the management of AF have been published, sharping how patients are treated. Here are 4 that every pharmacist should know about. 1:00 PM, Tue March 6, 2018 FDA: Antibiotic Commonly Taken by Patients with HIV May Increase CV Risk http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cardiovascular-health/fda-antibiotic-commonly-taken-by-patients-with-hiv-may-increase-cv-risk Clarithromycin (Biaxin) may increase the risk of heart problems and death among patients with cardiovascular disease.<br /> &nbsp; 4:52 PM, Thu February 22, 2018 Migraine May Be Linked to More Cardiovascular Diseases, Study Says http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cardiovascular-health/migraine-may-be-linked-to-more-cardiovascular-diseases-study-says Migraines may be an important risk factor for several cardiovascular diseases, apart from stroke and heart attacks. 1:07 PM, Wed February 14, 2018 Love Educating Patients During American Heart Month http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/marilyn-bulloch-pharmd-bcps/2018/02/heart-a-pharmacist-during-american-heart-month February is American Heart Month. 8:00 AM, Wed February 14, 2018 Facebook: A Health Care Tool in Disease Management http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cardiovascular-health/facebook-a-health-care-tool-in-disease-management Adults over the age of 65 are increasingly more active on Facebook, especially when it comes to health information.<br /> &nbsp; 9:00 AM, Tue February 13, 2018 Diabetes and Hypertension: What's the Target? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cardiovascular-health/diabetes-and-hypertension-whats-the-target Actual target blood pressures differ between guidelines. 10:20 AM, Thu February 1, 2018 Top Tips to Counsel Your Patients on Diet, Exercise http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/alex-evans-pharmd-cgp/2018/01/top-tips-to-counsel-your-patients-on-diet-exercise Follow these tips to improve your patient&#39;s lifestyle choices. 11:38 PM, Wed January 24, 2018 Four Ways Preventive Medicine Can Cut Your Health Costs http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/christina-tarantola/2018/01/four-ways-preventive-medicine-can-cut-your-health-costs According to a 2009 Harvard study, 62% of all bankruptcy was a direct result of medical debt. 10:37 PM, Sun January 7, 2018 Four Common Cholesterol Misconceptions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/December2017/four-common-cholesterol-misconceptions When people hear the word cholesterol, they typically think of a fatty, plaque-building substance that comes from the foods we eat. 11:00 AM, Fri December 22, 2017 Antiplatelet Therapy for Heart Disease: A Mainstay of Prevention and Management http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/December2017/antiplatelet-therapy-for-heart-disease-a-mainstay-of-prevention-and-management The number of deaths associated with cardiovascular disease in 2015 was estimated at 17.7 million and accounted for 31% of global deaths. 10:00 AM, Fri December 22, 2017 Oral Anticoagulants and NSAIDs, SSRIs, or SNRIs http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/December2017/oral-anticoagulants-and-nsaids-ssris-or-snris In addition to their anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity, NSAIDs that inhibit cyclooxygenase-1 reversibly inhibit platelet aggregation and reduce the ability of the stomach lining to prevent ulceration. 2:00 PM, Thu December 21, 2017 Dyslipidemia: A Moving Target http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/December2017/dyslipidemia-a-moving-target Sometimes, it seems that dyslipidemia is a moving target. 1:00 PM, Thu December 21, 2017 Statin Therapy in Patients with Diabetes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/david-kim/2017/12/statin-therapy-in-patients-with-diabetes HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors are a class of lipid-lowering medications. Here is a look at guidelines and studies for health care professionals. 11:25 PM, Wed December 20, 2017 Self-Care for Cardiovascular Health http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/December2017/selfcare-for-cardiovascular-health Which OTC products should these pharmacists recommend? 2:00 PM, Wed December 20, 2017 New Guidance on Switching Between P2Y12 Inhibitors http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/alexander-kantorovich-pharmd-bcps/2017/12/new-guidance-on-switching-between-p2y12-inhibitors A consensus document has been published, which gives clinicians the first set of viable guidelines to follow. 4:25 AM, Mon December 18, 2017 Liraglutide (Victoza): A Quick Guide for Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/david-kim/2017/11/liraglutide-victoza-a-quick-guide-for-pharmacists What role does this medication play in diabetes therapy, and what are its clinical benefits, compared with competitors? 9:29 PM, Wed November 15, 2017