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UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.

Family Drug Court Judge Susan Kettlewell (right) and her granddaughter listen to discussion on a family reunification.

Court Program That Reunites Families Faces Budget Cuts

County budget has $23 million deficit, and some cuts could come from courts.

Arizona Teens Have Stopped Using Most Kinds of Drugs

But nearly one-third reported using marijuana.

Recreational Marijuana Legalization Efforts Make a Comeback in Arizona

Same group that pushed issue in Colorado now has its eyes here; local drug use prevention groups worried.

Tucson Council Lifts Size Restrictions for Medical Marijuana Cultivation Sites

Councilwoman Uhlich says scratching overly restrictive regulations for local sites can help lower costs for patients.

ODs Leading Cause of Accidental Deaths in Pima County

Drug overdoses account for 34 percent of inadvertent fatalities in region; in 2013, 327 people died from this cause.

Pima's Drug Treatment Alt to Prison Program Saves AZ Money

Offenders in program cost $10K, while offenders in prison cost $30K, report says; state has saved $1M.

We take a look at a Tucson man who says he improved on an existing idea that will help people to quit smoking.

Pima County Health Launches Hotline For Young Smokers

Officials say 6,000 Arizona teens become smokers each year; about 90 percent addicted by the time they're 19.

Pima County Suspends TB Screenings

National shortage of testing liquid prompts cutbacks

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