Tag: opioids

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Drug Testing: A Rookie’s Guide
A rookie to the industry lists 6 things that he did not know about workplace drug testing. Continue reading

By   /  July 15, 2019

Under the influence: prescription opioids
If someone close to you were struggling with opioid dependence, would you see the signs of addiction? We take a closer look at prescription opioid misuse. Continue reading

By   /  June 20, 2019

Workforce drug testing positivity climbs to its highest rate since 2004
Workforce drug testing positivity climbs to its highest rate since 2004, according to the latest data from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  April 11, 2019

Opioids on our roads
Research shows that prescription opioids are increasingly implicated as a contributing cause of fatal motor vehicle accidents. Continue reading

By   /  March 26, 2019

Opioid overdoses at work
Overdose deaths at work from drugs or alcohol increased by 38% annually between 2013 and 2016. Learn how the CDC and NIOSH are responding to the crisis. Continue reading

By   /  September 21, 2018

Ask the Experts: Opiates vs. opioids
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. Continue reading

By   /  June 15, 2018

Ask the Experts: DOT 5-panel drug test regimen
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? Continue reading

By   /  March 21, 2018

Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily
More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC. Continue reading

By   /  January 29, 2018