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Prescription drug abuse and the inappropriate and potentially dangerous misuse of drugs is still prevalent.

More than half of the drug tests conducted by Quest Diagnostics in 2016 showed signs of prescription drug misuse, according to the company’s report, “Prescription Drug Misuse in America: Diagnostic Insights into the Growing Drug Epidemic.” 

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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