Author: Nicole Jupe

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Challenging the poppy seed defense

April 13, 2021 By

A Quest Diagnostics study helps to answer the question: Can eating poppy seeds produce a positive drug test for a job applicant or employee?

Hair testing

Ask the experts: Effects of hair treatments on drug test results

April 6, 2021 By

Our scientific expert, Dr. Barry Sample, answers the question: Can products and treatments affect hair drug test results?

Hair testing

Common questions about hair testing

March 9, 2021 By

An expert from Quest Diagnostics answers some of the most common questions about hair drug testing.

Drug Testing

Would-be cheaters bet on synthetic urine

February 9, 2021 By

One popular way that an individual attempts to cheat a urine drug test is synthetic urine. Learn more about safeguards offered by trained collectors at Quest Diagnostics.

Drug Testing

Beyond pre-employment drug testing

February 2, 2021 By

Combining one or more reasons for testing is the best way to avoid hiring applicants who use drugs while discouraging drug abuse among employees.

Urine testing

Seven facts about urine drug testing

January 26, 2021 By

Why is urine testing the most frequently used method for workforce drug testing? Get the facts about urine testing from Quest Diagnostics.

Reasons for Testing

Random drug testing benefits employers

January 12, 2021 By

As drug use continues to rise, it is more important than ever to combine pre-employment testing with a random drug testing program.

Drug Testing

Why choose Quest Diagnostics

January 5, 2021 By

Quest Diagnostics is the only SAMHSA-certified and CAP-FDT-accredited laboratory to offer in-house testing for all three of the most popular drug test types: urine, oral fluid, and hair.

Alcohol

Keep alcohol off the roads

December 29, 2020 By

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, bringing awareness to the consequences of impaired driving, and driving under the influence and preventing motor vehicle fatalities caused by alcohol consumption.

Drug Testing

New insights from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health

December 8, 2020 By

It is important for employers to examine trends and data, such as NSDUH, that helps to inform a workforce drug testing program.