U.S. worker use of prescription opiates climbing

The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ reports that more American workers and job applicants are testing positive for prescription opiates. Results from more than 5.5 million urine drug tests reveal an 18 percent jump in opiate positives in the general U.S. workforce in a single year (2008 to 2009), and a more than 40 percent climb from 2005 to 2009. For more information, visit the latest release of the DTI by clicking here.

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