Prescription Pills http://wyso.org en Ohio Issues Guidelines To Curb Painkiller Abuse http://wyso.org/post/ohio-issues-guidelines-curb-painkiller-abuse <p>Ohio clinicians are getting new guidelines aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse.</p><p>The move comes as overdose drug deaths driven largely by painkiller addictions have surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of accidental death in Ohio.</p><p>Gov. John Kasich&#39;s administration along with professional groups and state licensing boards released the guidelines Monday.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 40331 at http://wyso.org Ohio Authorities Raid Offices in Pill Probe http://wyso.org/post/ohio-authorities-raid-offices-pill-probe <p><span lang="EN">Authorities have raided a doctor&#39;s two </span><span lang="EN">offices and home in southwest Ohio, seizing boxes of records in an </span><span lang="EN">investigation of possible prescription drug abuse.</span></p><p><span lang="EN">The Dayton Daily News reports that 69-year-old Dr. Han M. Yang </span><span lang="EN">says authorities are &quot;off-base&quot; in their allegations. He says he </span><span lang="EN">has surrendered his license to practice medicine in Ohio and will </span><span lang="EN">give up his practice. He also says he will seek an attorney.</span></p> Tue, 04 Oct 2011 20:04:35 +0000 Associated Press & Dayton Daily News 5028 at http://wyso.org