Secondhand Marijuana Smoke Causes a Positive Drug Test?

Secondhand marijuana smoke harbors numerous health risks to exposed non-pot smokers. With the legalization of marijuana in many states, secondhand marijuana smoke exposure is becoming an increased cause of concern. Many people wonder whether secondhand marijuana smoke can cause a positive drug test. Effects of Secondhand Marijuana Smoke on Drug Test Many concerns have been [...]

Your Vitamin D Level Can Improve or Hurt Your Health

Vitamin D is a hormone. It is not a vitamin. Vitamin D affects many of the body’s critical functions, and studies suggest at least 64 percent of Americans are deficient, which can contribute to Type 2 diabetes, infection, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disease, neurological disease, low testosterone and even cancer. A recent study in the Netherlands [...]

COVID-19 EARLY DETECTION SAVES LIVES.

Edited 5/7/20 A person can have Coronavirus Disease for two weeks before experiencing symptoms. In those two weeks, an infected individual exposes everyone s/he comes in contact with. Think: Shopping carts Door knobs Food preparation Paper money Packages delivered to your front porch (and everything in them) The Coronavirus (COVID-19) does not discriminate. It [...]

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Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome? You can Google it or just keep reading. Metabolic syndrome is simply a name for a group of risk factors that influence your risk for health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. 5 conditions If you have 3 of the 5, you may have metabolic syndrome. A large waistline, aka" abdominal obesity," [...]

The Pillars of an Effective Workplace Wellness Program

Strategically integrated wellness programs have six strong pillars that simultaneously support their success, regardless of the size of the organization. Construct them well, and your institution could see the kinds of big returns that the 10 companies in our sample have garnered. 1. Multilevel Leadership Creating a culture of health takes passionate, persistent, and persuasive [...]

The “Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act” or the “Support for Patients and Communities Act” was signed into law on October 24, 2018.

Federal Bill H. R. 6. the “Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act” or the “Support for Patients and Communities Act” was signed into law on Wednesday, October the 24, 2018, by President Trump. Of greatest importance to DOT-mandated drug and alcohol testing is Title VIII Miscellaneous Section [...]

Ladies and Gentlemen: The Hormone Test You Need Is Not What You Think

Estrogen is to women like dark chocolate and romantic comedies. And testosterone is practically synonymous with muscle, energy and ... sex. But women and men need both hormones to maintain good health, vitality and balance. Women need testosterone to regulate muscle loss, increase energy and strength, and to maintain sex drive. Men need estrogen for [...]