Arizona health officials are pushing a new curriculum aimed at slowing the opioid overdose epidemic from the medicine prescribing angle. Another way to try and do that is being tested out by resident doctors by training their peers in using some of those same ideas of empathetic pain and addiction treatment.
Arizona Fellowships Offer Aspiring Doctors Path Into Addiction Medicine
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Unless the Mexican government takes dramatic actions, members of a miner’s union are again threatening to take over one of the country’s largest mines. In recent months, Section 65 had called off similar threats as negotiations with government officials proceeded.
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More than 1,700 Arizonans died from overdosing on any drug last December, which is the highest number ever recorded.
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House Committee Pass Bills To Prevent Uranium Mining Near Grand Canyon
A House Committee passed two bills Wednesday that would prevent companies from mining for uranium near the Grand Canyon.
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Getting Art Into The Community, In North Phoenix
Elevate Coffee, located in the Norterra Shopping Center in north Phoenix, will become something of an art gallery for the next couple months. The Thunderbird Arts Center last week opened a new program called Thunderbird Art Works, which puts the work of four local artists into area businesses.
Resources Needed To Identify Inmates With Mental Illnesses
To talk about how the corrections system identifies inmates with serious mental illnesses, The Show spoke with Jose Ashford, director of the Office of Forensic Social Work at Arizona State University.

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Streets Of San Juan A 'War Zone' As Protesters Call For Governor To Resign
Some of Puerto Rico's biggest stars attended, and tensions ratcheted up later when protesters burst through a barricade at the governor's mansion and security forces fired tear gas at the crowd.
Democrats Issue Warnings Against Viral Russia-Based Face-Morphing App
FaceApp's surge in popularity has driven Sen. Chuck Schumer to call for a federal investigation into the St. Petersburg-developed app over potential "national security and privacy risks" to Americans.
Court To Decide If Jeffrey Epstein Will Remain Behind Bars Ahead of Sex Crimes Trial
The financier's lawyers want him on house arrest at his mansion. Prosecutors say he should stay in a Manhattan jail. Epstein faces sex trafficking charges and 45 years in prison if convicted.
Trump Attacks Congresswomen At N.C. Rally, As Crowd Chants 'Send Her Back'
President Trump piled on four freshmen congresswomen of color after tweeting this weekend that they should "go back" to the countries they came from, even though three were born in the U.S.
Civilians And Military Leaders Sign Power-Sharing Deal In Sudan
There is considerable disagreement over terms of the deal, which will be detailed in a second agreement yet to be signed.