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Year in Review: Top seven blogs in 2017
We are excited to countdown of the most compelling stories of the year and to recognize a nomination by our team for our favorite social share. Continue reading

By   /  December 19, 2017

Rising methamphetamine use in the U.S. workforce
Methamphetamine positivity continues to steadily increase in the American workforce, according to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  November 30, 2017

International drug and alcohol trends
The IFDAT conference brings thought leaders together to share best practices about how to keep global workplaces safe, productive, and drug-free. Continue reading

By   /  October 31, 2017

New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs
New data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that approximately 28 million Americans have used an illicit drug in the past month. Continue reading

By   /  September 25, 2017

Hair testing helps to protect safety
In the interest of safety and public health, Brazilian lawmakers enacted a mandatory hair drug test for professional drivers. Read our new case study. Continue reading

By   /  August 29, 2017

Risk Management: New trends in workforce drug use
Risk Management reported that the overall positivity for all drugs has increased annually for the past 5 years to its highest level since 2004. Continue reading

By   /  August 2, 2017

Mapping drug use in the U.S. workforce
Our new interactive map, powered by Drug Testing Index data, illustrates workplace urine drug test positivity by drug type for the past 10 years. Continue reading

By   /  June 9, 2017

Cocaine continues upward trend
Cocaine positivity increased 12% in 2016, reaching a 7-year high of 0.28%, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  June 1, 2017

Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increased positivity for illicit drugs across virtually all specimen types and in all testing groups. Continue reading

By   /  May 16, 2017

An exploration of addiction: The teen years
In this installment of our series, we examine how addiction can take hold when our brains are at their most vulnerable. Continue reading

By   /  May 5, 2017