Tag: opioid

Should I be worried about fentanyl?
Fentanyl frequented the news in 2018 and years prior. We help to answer the question if it is still at the forefront of drug use topics today. Continue reading

By   /  February 21, 2019

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

Fentanyl fuels rise in overdoses
Illicitly manufactured fentanyl ranks as the top substance involved in fatal overdoses and it is often mixed with cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine. Continue reading

By   /  July 11, 2018

Oxycodones positivity declines for the second consecutive year
The latest data from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index reports that the positivity rate for prescription opiates declined 8.3% in 2013. Continue reading

By   /  November 6, 2014