The Links Between Opioids and Coronary Heart Disease


In addition to the crisis’ impact on families, finances, and futures, scientific evidence shows cardiovascular dangers are emerging from opioid misuse.

Midwest Illicit Drug Crisis: Identifying Signs of Drug Abuse in a Loved One

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Approaching a loved one with concerns about their drug use is not easy. Doctor ordered appropriate drug testing can help determine the best course of action.

A Guide to Help Physicians Identify Opioid Misuse in the Midwest

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Screening patients for possible opioid misuse depends on the circumstances and it’s not always easy to determine. However, here are a few ways for medical professionals to screen for opioid misuse.

A Dangerous Pattern: High Rates of Drug Combining to be Revealed by Quest Diagnostics at 2018 AAFP Conference


The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) conference is an annual event that explores family medicine from all angles. This year’s meeting – October 9-13 in New Orleans – will gather over 4,000 physicians from across the country to share best practices and learn from each other. Among the topics to be a major area of […]

Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for the Treatment of Chronic Pain


A summary discussion of CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

A Commitment to Strong Families, Healthy Communities

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We are honored to be a partner with CASA supporting their annual Family Day initiative, a national movement which promotes simple acts of parental engagement as key ways to prevent risky substance abuse in children and teens.

Quest Supports National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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Drug Enforcement Agency National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for April 29, 2017, at sites in all 50 states

National Drug Take-Back Day


The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is coordinating a National Drug Take-Back Day event on Saturday, April 30, 2016 (10 a.m.- 2 p.m.).