Tag: alcohol

America’s top beer-drinking holiday
July 4th is a day we celebrate our nations independence. According to USA Today,  Americans spent more than $1 billion on beer and an estimated $568 million in wine in 2016. Additionally, this is the worst day of the year for fatal car crashes. Continue reading

By   /  July 3, 2018

DATIA focus: Why Brazil Chose Hair Drug Testing
With high rates of on-the-job alcohol and illicit drug use by professional drivers, the Brazilian government is facing the challenge of keeping its citizens safe on its streets and highways —and to deter drug use by professional drivers. Read more in DATIA focus. Continue reading

By   /  May 24, 2018

Webinar: Understanding drug testing laws
Employers turn to drug-free workplace programs to help keep employees safe and productive; however they still have questions about running an effective, compliant program. Register now. Continue reading

By   /  February 13, 2018

Veterans, PTSD, and substance use disorders
Many veterans struggle with mental health issues as well as substance use disorders. Lean more about what resources exist to help increase awareness. Continue reading

By   /  November 10, 2017

10 facts about opioids
We compiled the most recent data and headlines about substance abuse, addiction, overdose deaths, and health consequences of America's opioid crisis. Continue reading

By   /  October 10, 2017

Half of Americans tested misused prescription medications
52% of Americans tested misuse their prescription medications, according to a new Quest Diagnostics study of 3.4 million lab tests. Continue reading

By   /  October 3, 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

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

Series: An exploration of addiction
In this new series, we will take a deeper dive into the science behind substance abuse disorders and addiction. Continue reading

By   /  March 21, 2017

I’m There: Carolyn Loza
Quest Diagnostics shares a commitment to being there when our clients and colleagues need us – at every possible opportunity. Continue reading

By   /  February 14, 2017