How to Get the Best Results from a Drug Test Kit

The size of the global drug test kit market, now pegged at US$7.49 B, is proof of its wide acceptability and reliability. This fact is not surprising as drug test kits offer affordable, convenient, quick, and easy-to-use testing options and provide privacy to the...

Should You Reuse A Drug Test?

Do you know that in 2021, about 100,306 people died from substance abuse? This marked a 28.5 % increase in deaths from 2020. Substance abuse affects almost 32 million people, about 11.7% of the total population of the United States, as reported by the Center for...

Where to Find Drug Tests Near Me

Did you know that 40 to 60% of people with  substance use disorders relapse? Sometimes, relapse occurs in treatment facilities surrounded by excellent care and medical providers. Unfortunately, relapse is a common occurrence on the road to sobriety and frequently pops...

Why Is Fentanyl So Dangerous?

One of the top reasons that fentanyl is so dangerous is how fast it works and how potent it can be. It’s 50 times stronger than heroin. And it only takes such a small amount to be fatal. Less 200 mcg. Its speed and potency are part of what makes it so addictive....

How To Test Drugs For Fentanyl

What are fentanyl test strips? Fentanyl test strips (FTS) are a type of drug testing tool that can detect fentanyl in drug samples before they are used. FTS are a safe and effective way to help patients who are addicted to fentanyl. Testing for fentanyl can help to...

Substance Abuse and Teens: A Deadly Combination

In the United States, over 96,000 people died from drug overdose between March 2020 and March 2021. Alarming, isn’t it? Even more disturbing is that this number has only gotten higher over the past decade. Worst yet, the rise in deaths due to overdose has almost...

ETG Strips: How Efficient Are They?

More than 14 million people in the United States consume enough alcohol to be classified as having an alcohol abuse disorder. Can ETG strips help identify those people and be the first step in getting them help? ETG Strips: How Efficient Are They? Alcohol abuse can...

Can Alcohol Cause Cancer in the Body?

Alcohol can be a source of enjoyment, but you may be surprised that it is a risk factor for cancer. The more you drink alcohol, the more likely you are to have cancer. So, how does alcohol cause cancer in the body? Read on. Can alcohol cause cancer in the body? 4 ways...

Can Brain Surgery Cure Drug Addiction?

For many people suffering from Substance Abuse Disorder (SUD), finding a cure to end their plight has been a challenge. Some of them may have tried different methods to help them stop using drugs to no avail. However, recently, a man who underwent experimental brain...

What is Norfentanyl?

Norfentanyl, a metabolite of Fentanyl, is a powerful, fast-acting synthetic narcotic analgesic with a fast action duration. The Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice have classified Norfentanyl as a Schedule II Drug. This...

The Process of Getting CLIA Certified

CLIA stands for Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988. This is a federal law that requires a certificate for any facility that collects human samples and performs tests for the purpose of diagnosis, treatment, or prevention. Even performing one test,...

What Is a 10 Panel Drug Test?

A 10 panel drug test is a common choice, but what is a 10 panel drug test exactly, and what does a 10 panel drug test test for? Keep reading to find out. Did you know that the federal budget for drug control in 2020 was $35 billion? Even so, there have been 700,000...