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Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Alcohol and the Workplace

The Role of Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Today Since the introduction of the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program in the late 1980s, drug and alcohol testing in the workplace has become a common phenomenon. Most companies implement at least some form of testing, whether it be to screen prospective employees…

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Winning Fair and Square

Olympic Officials Crack Down on Blood Doping Doping and cheating have been a part of competitive sporting events, such as the Olympic Games, since its conception. For example in 1984, Madeline de Jesus was injured in the long-jump, so she got her identical twin sister, Margaret, to compete for her….

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Win Your Case with an Expert Witness

Win Your Case with Okorie Okorocha, Expert Witness Contrary to popular belief, it is very rare for a court case to be won by lawyers alone, especially when the case is dealing with the complex issues of forensic toxicology. The truth is it that an expert witness like Okorie Okorocha…

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The Advances in Forensic Toxicology

Forensic Toxicology – The Present and Past In simple terms, the role of a forensic toxicologist is to determine and identify what drugs and chemicals are present in the body by using various technologies and methods. In recent years, the practice of forensic toxicology has incorporated the use of highly…

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Forensic Toxicology: How Drugs Affect Driving

In many criminal investigations it may be that analytical information is needed or testing required regarding the presence of substances at a crime scene or within a person’s body. This is the purpose of forensic toxicology: to test bodily fluids or other substances for toxic chemicals in order to obtain…

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How Doses Influence Drug Toxicology: Pharmacodynamics

Studying the effects drugs have on the body, known as pharmacodynamics, is particularly important to drug toxicologists. In this next article of our Drug Driving series, a drug toxicologist will explain everything you need to know about what drugs do to your body. What Does Pharmacodynamics Mean? Unlike the study…

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How Does Pharmacokinetics Influence Drug Toxicology

In this installment of our series on drug driving, we will be investigating the study of pharmacokinetics and how it is used during the drug toxicology process. What Does Pharmacokinetics Mean? Pharmacokinetics is a subcategory of pharmacology that is interested in what the body does to drugs. Like germs or…

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