addiction

Changes go in effect for filling prescriptions for painkillers

New rule says patients need paper prescription for each refill

Under new Drug Enforcement Agency rules, every time a patient refills a painkiller prescription containing hydrocodone, like Vicodin, they will have to go back to their doctor to get a written prescription.

Fighting addiction? There's an app for that

UW developers, researchers team up to create successful app for recovery

The Addiction Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System is an app designed at UW with the goal of helping those struggling with addiction through tough times.