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Hair Drug Testing, How Does it Work?

When one consumes drugs, regardless of ingestion method (snorting, smoking, injection) the body has to filter and process the chemicals and various substances.  Once it is processed, the molecules and metabolites of that drug are released and reside in your hair follicles for up to 3 months.  This gives scientist an accurate account of which […]

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Drug Testing at Home During Pregnancy

During pregnancy the chemistry and processes of the female body shift in key ways to adjust to the care and creation of another life. However does this change in chemistry have any effect on the results and administration of drug tests? While much within the body has changed during this transition, home drug testing is […]

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What do AMP Drug Tests Screen For

So you’ve been told that you might be taking an AMP drug test, but what substance does AMP screen for? AMP is the medical abbreviation for amphetamines and the drugs that contain them, most of which can be obtained legally through a prescription. Amphetamines are classified as stimulants and are the precursors to many illegal […]

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What Do OXY Drug Tests Screen For?

What do OXY drug tests do? Simple, they test for oxycodone, sometimes spelled oxycodin. Oxycodone is a powerful analgesic, or painkiller, available either through the black market or with a doctor’s prescription. Often it goes under numerous generic and copyrighted names. Two of the most commonly prescribe and abused is Percocet and Oxycontin. In recent […]

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The Cost of Employee Drug Use

The cost of employees using drugs is far greater than one might think at first thought. Perhaps this prospect of associated costs of employee drug use is demurred by the fact that many employers subject their employees to random drug testing and pre-employment drug screening. However, this, contrary to popular belief, does not cause many […]

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Suffolk County Home Drug Testing Program Leads the Way

Responding to the rising tide of drug abuse in suburbs across the country, government and school officials in Suffolk County, Long Island have demonstrated clearly that home drug test kits are the best deterrent available. A new program has distributed 350 home drug test kits to parents of high school students, illustrating the crucial importance of home drug testing for parents everywhere.

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Methamphetamine Drug Testing Kits Are An Invaluable Resource

In the decade spanning from 2000 to 2009, America witnessed an alarming rise in the abuse of methamphetamine, which is a drug that causes extreme hyperactivity, erratic and violent behavior, and physical deterioration. As the plague of methamphetamine addiction continues to spread, parents and employers alike have become increasingly concerned with testing for the drug.

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Knowing Which Drug Testing Option To Use

While most employers are aware that drug testing kits come in two main forms, the urinalysis test and the hair follicle test, they may not know which option is best for various workplace situations. Each option has different benefits, and knowing which drug testing option you may need for certain circumstances is essential for any conscientious employer.

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