Category: Drug Testing

National drug and alcohol facts week: Prescription medications
National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Facts Week is a program to help educate our population most susceptible to developing drug and alcohol abuse disorders Continue reading

By   /  January 25, 2019

National drug and alcohol facts week
National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Facts Week is a program to help educate our population most susceptible to developing drug and alcohol abuse disorders. Continue reading

By   /  January 22, 2019

A Closer Look: Unit Codes and their purpose
Drug testing terminology is expansive and sometimes complex. For that reason we're providing clarity to one of the most commonly misused terms. Continue reading

By   /  December 14, 2018

Methamphetamine’s comeback
Rural America is being overwhelmed with a resurgence of methamphetamine. Recent reports suggest that the opioid crisis is overshadowing rising meth use. Continue reading

By   /  November 20, 2018

3 little known facts about drug testing
The goal of drug testing is to help establish and advocate for a healthy, safe work environment. Find out three facts you may not know about drug testing. Continue reading

By   /  October 8, 2018

Opioid overdoses at work
Overdose deaths at work from drugs or alcohol increased by 38% annually between 2013 and 2016. Learn how the CDC and NIOSH are responding to the crisis. Continue reading

By   /  September 21, 2018

Federal drug testing expanded opiate panel impacting positivity
The dangers associated with opioids misuse are likely elevated based on a testing population that includes drivers, pilots, and other safety-sensitive roles. Continue reading

By   /  September 13, 2018

Painkiller use around the world
Today, on International Overdose Awareness Day we take a look at American opioid use compared to the broader global landscape. The results inform why the epidemic is not slowing down. Continue reading

By   /  August 31, 2018

Customer survey: taking action from insight
At Quest Diagnostics, we’re working hard to do things differently – and better. Continue reading

By   /  August 13, 2018

Excuses for positive drug tests
The most common excuses for why people fail drug tests include claims about second-hand smoke or accidental consumption. Arm yourself with knowledge to deter cheating. Continue reading

By   /  August 1, 2018