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Congressional Panel Offers Mixed News on Arizona's Opioid Crisis
Prescribing of opioids is down, but smuggling from Mexico is up.
Supervisors Table Drug Trafficking Grant
Board Democrats decide not to vote to accept grant until they feel conditions for Operation Stonegarden are met.
Medicaid Requirements; Beating Opioids; Races at Rillito
Arizona has approval to create work requirements for some Medicaid recipients. Hear pros and cons on the issue.
Tucson City Council Considers Joining Opioid Lawsuits
City attorney given authorization to explore options and gather data for potential counsel.
TPD Warns of Fake Oxycodone in Tucson's Illicit Drug Market
The pills can contain other substances, including lethal doses of opioids like fentanyl.
Arizona Releases Plan to Fight Opioid Epidemic
A Department of Health Services report outlines 12 actions to fight the opioid crisis.
Forums to Explore Community Impact of Mental Illness
Public events to foster discussion about mental health-related issues, including incarceration, law enforcement, and treatment.
"When We Are in Our Addiction, We Are Not Living."
Arizona Spotlight devotes an episode to understanding addiction, including two stories of recovery from destructive eating habits..
Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall
Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.
Tucson Pedestrian Deaths Up Sharply; Jaywalking Blamed
Officer: 'The person who is most responsible for your safety is you. You need to pay attention.'
Episode 126: TUSD School Board Mulls Leadership Change
Plus, local law enforcement leaders are cutting budgets and asking for funding; high-risk areas for lead poisoning
Arizona Opioid-Related Deaths Rise Less Than US Average
Heroin is most commonly abused illicit substance contributing to death in Pima County.
Tucson Police Adopting New Tool to Fight Opioid Overdose
Around 400 officers will carry Narcan in their first-aid kits.
Pima County Group Aims to Break Cycle of Incarceration
MacArthur Foundation-funded program wants to reduce missed court dates, jailtime for some nonviolent crimes.
How to Grow Bioscience Industry in Southern Arizona
Top execs from Ventana Medical Systems discuss their industry and making Tucson a bioscience hub
UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients
Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.
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