Tag: opioid epidemic

Drug Testing

Federal drug testing expanded opiate panel impacting positivity

September 13, 2018 By

The dangers associated with opioids misuse are likely elevated based on a testing population that includes drivers, pilots, and other safety-sensitive roles.

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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Our littlest addicts

March 29, 2018 By

Our country struggles with an opioid crisis and, unfortunately, adults are not the only ones impacted. According to Reuters Investigates, a baby is born dependent on opioids every 19 minutes and the number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is rising.

By the Numbers

Half of Americans tested misused prescription medications

October 3, 2017 By

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

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Cincinnati: A 7-day look into heroin addiction

September 29, 2017 By

In Cincinnati, 60 journalists, photographers, and videographers sought out to document the life of those affected by heroin and opioids.

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Addiction recovery: A celebration of life

September 6, 2017 By

National Recovery Month in September raises awareness about substance use disorders and celebrate individuals in recovery.

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2017 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 14, 2017 By

On Saturday, April 29 safe disposal areas will be available throughout the country for anyone to turn in their unused prescription medications.