September 1, 2015

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Smoking and Vaping

Vaping

By John Horton, Multimedia Specialist    There are many old “home remedies” that are supposed to help a person kick the habit of smoking. Over the years, it has been anywhere between keeping your hands busy to chewing on toothpicks. It would only work until the next strong urge to smoke came creeping over and […]

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August 28, 2015

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Hair Drug Testing: Difference between You Doing It and the Lab

Hair Follicle Test

By John Horton, Multimedia Specialist    What are the differences between you performing a Hair Drug Test at home and getting it done at the lab? That answer is simple: YOU! Think about it, if you go to a lab to have a hair drug test performed, the administrator will take a sample of your […]

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August 26, 2015

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America’s Huge Opium Problem: Pharmaceutical Companies

Drug overdose

By John Horton, Multimedia Specialist    It seems like we’ve been hearing a lot about Opioids lately. Although it appears there is a little bit of confusion on what that word means. So to be on the same page from here on out, “Opiate” is drugs derived from opium and their chemically related derivatives. The […]

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August 21, 2015

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Dip Drug Test

Rapid Detect Dip Drug Test

By John Horton, Multimedia Specialist    The standard urine drug test has come a long way over the past decade. With so many drugs of abuse out there, it helps to have the right tool that can detect which ones are being consumed. Over time, technology has allowed them to become more accurate than most […]

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August 21, 2015

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Hair Drug Test Facts

Hair Follicle Test

By John Horton, Multimedia Specialist    Hair follicles are pretty amazing things when you think about it. Patches of hair can act as a layer of thermally insulating protection for our heads while body fat does the same for the rest of our body. Hair strands are pretty strong for their size too, as a […]

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July 22, 2015

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Forensic Drug Testing

Rapid Detect SDS

By John Horton, Multimedia Specialist    Have you ever watched those police shows where they have to investigate a crime using special equipment and techniques that make them look like scientists working in a government lab? Someone will come in holding a file or container that has the word “forensic” stamped across the top. Somehow […]

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