A very real 21st century, big city style issue recently made the news in the small town of St Clair, Missouri, population 4,100. Because it was there, not far from the wide, lazy meanderings of the Mississippi River, that Barbara and Mike Peterson lost their son Benjamin on March 13, 2016. Losing children is always… Continue reading Grieving Family Calls for Crackdown on Artificial Products
It’s no surprise that many athletes will do whatever it takes to get ahead in their field, even going as far as taking illegal performance-enhancing drugs to build muscle mass and strength, and increase endurance. Although this still goes on today, it is not a new problem – in fact, it has been part of… Continue reading How Did Performance-Enhancing Drugs Start? Brief History
For many years, all types of athletes, from cyclists to runners to baseball players have been known to use performance-enhancing substances to get ahead of the game, risking their careers and their health. Drug screenings are regularly administered to athletes both in and out of competition, to create a doping-free sport. There is a long… Continue reading How Drug Testing Started in Sports History
It’s easy to look at celebrities and think they have it all – fame, fortune and everything that comes with it. However, drug addiction is a severe illness that can affect anybody. The pressures that go hand in hand with being famous can often lead celebrities to a pattern of destructive behavior, including drug and… Continue reading 8 Celebrities with Drug Addictions
MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is a powerful drug whose psychoactive effects include increased energy and a sense of euphoria. It can also make the skin more sensitive to the touch. All of these things make it a popular choice among ravers and other party animals in general. Because of its popularity with young people, the drug has… Continue reading Should You Worry About Testing Positive For Molly?
A lot of people who aren’t regularly subjected to random drug tests at work (we’re going to leave professional athletes out of this particular discussion) think that the only people who try to get around them are drunks and drug addicts. But while there’s no doubt people with substance abuse problems will try and find… Continue reading Is It Possible to Use Someone Else’s Urine For a Drug Test?
Maybe you know someone like this: they have a high paying, high tech position that provides them with enough income that they can afford all the finest grade weed money can buy. And buy it they do. And smoke it like a chimney as well. Yet somehow, they always pass the random drug tests that… Continue reading How to Properly Preserve Real Human Urine
With drug tests becoming both more common and more invasive, people everywhere are looking for ways that they can turn the tables on their prying employers. Some have turned to asking friends to provide them with samples they can submit when the time comes. This, however, is a strategy fraught with potential drawbacks since you… Continue reading Can You Mix Your Urine With Water For a Drug Test?
While copping a urine sample from a friend to use in a drug test or freezing some of your own that you know is clean for future use are ideas as old as drug testing itself (the process is called “subbing”), there’s one aspect of the subbing process that can present a significant hurdle to… Continue reading How to Hide Synthetic Urine? Options For Sneaking It In
Synthetic urine requires proper storage and handling if it’s to retain its integrity over time. Those who plan to submit a sample instead of genuine pee during a drug test need to be aware that artificial piss is not capable of maintaining its color, odor, and temperature by itself. It needs to be handled and… Continue reading Can You Preserve Synthetic Urine?Simple Storage Tips to Keep it Fresh