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September is Cholesterol Education Month – Learn About Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

by: Chelsea E. Leonard, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, and Frances V. Cohenour, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist and Co-Owner, Chad’s Payless  Pharmacy, Florence, AL According to Quaker Oats, “Cheerios can help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease!” If there has been a commercial about something … Continue reading

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New Cholesterol Guidelines: Where Are We Now?

Remember all the controversy over the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Cholesterol Guidelines related to the eligibility recommendations for statins? The controversy still continues and focuses around identifying and recommending statins for more people than those at … Continue reading

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New Cardiovascular Risk, Management Guidelines Released

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA), in collaboration with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and other specialty societies, have released new guidelines on four cardiovascular health topics. Brief descriptions of the changes are … Continue reading

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