Barbara S. Wiggins, PharmD

Barbara S. Wiggins, PharmD, a clinical pharmacy specialist in cardiology at the Medical University of South Carolina and adjunct professor at South Carolina College of Pharmacy, both in Charleston. She is the lead author of Pharmacist’s Guide to Lipid Management, 2nd Edition. She also chaired the committee that created the American Heart Association’s 2016 Scientific Statement on statin-related drug-drug interactions.

Heart Attack

Taking a Statin? Beware of These Dangerous Interactions With Other Heart Drugs

If you’re taking a statin drug to help reduce your risk for heart attack or stroke, you wouldn’t expect it…

Heart Attack

To Live a Long Life…Be (Just a Little) Overweight

If you want to live to a ripe old age, the healthiest weight to be may be…modestly overweight. Huh? Isn’t…