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Drug use rises again in the American workforce

August 25, 2020 By

Drug positivity in 2019 hit a 16-year high in the US workforce, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

Drugs & Alcohol

Opioid crisis persists during pandemic

June 30, 2020 By

The disruption of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus extends to all areas of life – including the opioid epidemic. Stress during an outbreak can include increased drug and alcohol use and impacts for those struggling with substance use disorders and addiction.

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Cold medicines and drug test results

February 11, 2020 By

During cold and flu season, questions arise about common cough medicines and their impact on drug test results. Get the facts.

Drugs & Alcohol

Opioids on our roads

March 26, 2019 By

Research shows that prescription opioids are increasingly implicated as a contributing cause of fatal motor vehicle accidents.

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Latest NSDUH findings

October 17, 2018 By

One in nine individuals aged 12 or older in the United States used an illicit drug in the past month, according to the latest data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

Illicit drugs

Bumps, bananas, and other drug slang

July 20, 2018 By

Do you know the latest drug slang? A new DEA Intelligence Report details the newest slang terms for commonly-abused drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin.

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Ask the Experts: Opiates vs. opioids

June 15, 2018 By

In the midst of our nation’s opioid crisis, many people are confused about the difference between the term opiates and opioids. The media uses the words interchangeably; however there are significant distinctions between the two terms.

Oral Fluid testing

Test for oxycodones using Oral-Eze

April 20, 2018 By

Employers can test for the most commonly abused opioids, such as oxycodones, using an oral fluid drug test.

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Ask the Experts: DOT 5-panel drug test regimen

March 21, 2018 By

If you do the math, the DOT 5-panel drug test regimen requires confirmation testing for a total of 14 drugs. Is there a new name for the drug test?

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Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily

January 29, 2018 By

More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC.