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Some pushing for wider distribution of opioid-overdose antidote

With hundreds of overdoses so far this year, law enforcement and health workers are using naloxone to save lives.

Groups say development incentives are gentrifying Tucson

Activists say GPLET agreements drive up rents. The reality is more complicated.

As Western coal plants close, what happens to their water?

Closures looming, communities are starting to discuss how this newly freed up water should be put to use.

How green light might help pain sufferers wary of opioid addiction

A UA scientist is researching how the color green can be used to help manage chronic pain.

Novel or familiar: A conversation about drug addiction and the brain

Researchers are seeking a better understanding of compulsive behavior on a cellular level.

Scientist exploring how intermittent fasting might prevent addiction

If fasting has the same effect on humans as it does on mice, John Streicher says it could be a way to help prevent opioid addiction.

Pascua Yaqui clinic working to treat opioid addiction, overcome stigma

The clinic is the state's only medication-assisted treatment facility on tribal land.

Miles from Recovery: How distance and stigma keep rural Arizonans from opioid treatment

As treatment options expand, solutions remain elusive for some.

Climate change, and our response to it, is making life hard for desert tortoises

Tortoises are being hit with a one-two punch of energy projects springing up in a desert that is getting hotter and drier.

Proposed Clean Water Act changes will mean uncertainty, loss of protections for Arizona waterways

The Trump administration is implementing a new rule defining which waterways are regulated under the act.

Not a smooth ride so far for e-scooters in Tucson

The city is searching solutions to the problems scooters bring, while some are calling for an end to the program.

UA's special connection with the second moon landing

The Apollo 12 mission relied on pinpoint calculations from a UA lunar scientist 50 years ago.

Historically left out, Colorado River tribes call for more sway in Western water talks

With the drought plan done, some tribal leaders say their water rights can’t be ignored any longer.

New analysis spells out serious legal risk to Colorado River water users

As climate change continues to sap the river’s water, some users face serious legal risks to their supplies.

How the Center for Biological Diversity grew in its fight against the 'status quo'

The Tucson-based conservation group has become one of the most influential in the country.

Revived stretch of Santa Cruz River provides oasis for wildlife

Dragonflies, toads and birds are just some of the wildlife showing up since the project started releasing treated wastewater in June.

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