Illicit drug use and addiction has become an unprecedented public health
crisis. According to the CDC, more than 190 people die every day in the
United States after overdosing on drugs, with two-thirds of those deaths
involving prescription pain kill...
With the opioid crisis raging and recreational marijuana use becoming
legal in nine US states and the District of Colombia, the concerns about
clean drug tests are on the rise. While urine remains the most tested
biological specimen for detecting dru...
Nowadays, people are using a lot of nutritional and dietary supplements.
Influence from social media, high drug prices, and the burden of hectic
lifestyles are compelling consumers to try supplements as alternatives
to prescribed drugs. Global supple...
The impact of drugs in the environment is an emerging problem, but not
just for forensic or public health agencies. This issue has also entered
the paddocks of horse racing. Failed equine drug tests have placed blame
on everything from tainted feed, ...
Since the inception of the modern Olympics more than 100 years ago,
athletes have engaged in various activities in order to gain a
competitive edge—from alcohol to amphetamines to anabolic steroids. But
it wasn’t until the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mex...