Tag: opioid epidemic

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

Test for oxycodones using Oral-Eze
Employers can test for the most commonly abused opioids, such as oxycodones, using an oral fluid drug test. Continue reading

By   /  April 20, 2018

Our littlest addicts
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. Continue reading

By   /  March 29, 2018

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

Cincinnati: A 7-day look into heroin addiction
In Cincinnati, 60 journalists, photographers, and videographers sought out to document the life of those affected by heroin and opioids. Continue reading

By   /  September 29, 2017

Addiction recovery: A celebration of life
National Recovery Month in September raises awareness about substance use disorders and celebrate individuals in recovery. Continue reading

By   /  September 6, 2017

2017 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
On Saturday, April 29 safe disposal areas will be available throughout the country for anyone to turn in their unused prescription medications. Continue reading

By   /  April 14, 2017