addiction http://wkms.org en Overview of the 7th Annual Addiction Symposium at Baptist Health Paducah http://wkms.org/post/overview-7th-annual-addiction-symposium-baptist-health-paducah <p>Retired cardiologist and current director of outreach for Baptist Health Paducah, Dr. Patrick Withrow joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with information about the 7th Annual Addiction and Compulsive Behavior Symposium on Saturday, October 26, at the hospital, including the manager of Kentucky's KASPER drug reporting system. The target audience will be professionals who deal with these problems. <a href="http://www.westernbaptist.com/">See more at Baptist Health Paducah's website</a>.</p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:53:28 +0000 Kate Lochte 35131 at http://wkms.org Overview of the 7th Annual Addiction Symposium at Baptist Health Paducah TN Puts Tighter Controls on Prescription Drugs http://wkms.org/post/tn-puts-tighter-controls-prescription-drugs <p></p><p>Tennessee officials hope a new law requiring doctors to check a database before prescribing certain drugs will help curb addiction and prevent deaths. The state's controlled substances monitoring database has been around for several years, but its use has not been mandatory. Starting Jan. 1, doctors and others who prescribe drugs must register with the database. They will have to start checking it every time they prescribe certain powerful drugs, with limited exceptions starting April 1. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:48:27 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 25975 at http://wkms.org TN Puts Tighter Controls on Prescription Drugs