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Charleston, SC Coast Guard/Merchant Mariner Approved Drug Testing

At Medical Express, we only use SAMSHA certified labs and an approved MRO for drug testing.  We can provide you with all of the necessary documentation required for you to obtain or renew your Captain’s license for the Coast Guard/Merchant Mariner in the Charleston, SC area.   We can now register you for a federal …

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What Will Legal Marijuana Cost Employers

The following is an informative blog from Quest Diagnostics concerning what legalizing marijuana could cost employers: by Nicole Jupe on November 2, 2015 The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) continues to closely follow marijuana legislation and how it impacts employers seeking to maintain drug-free workplaces. As part of its educational efforts, DATIA provides online resources …

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Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know

The following article from The Federal Trade Commission website answers many questions employers may have when requesting backgrounds for employment purposes: Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know A joint publication of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Federal Trade Commission When making personnel decisions — including hiring, retention, promotion, and reassignment — employers sometimes want …

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100 Americans die of drug overdoses each day. How do we stop that?

Check out this interesting article from The Washington Post: The rise of fatal overdoses over the last 15 years is startling. In 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 38,329 fatal drug overdoses in the United States, more than double the 16,849 fatal overdoses observed in 1999. Overdosing  is now …

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National Registry Of Certified Medical Examiners

Congratulations to our Doctor, Donald Freedman, MD!  He is now a registered medical examiner on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.  After May 21, 2014 only physicians listed on the National Registry are able to perform and sign off on DOT physicals. Contact us for pricing and appointment times.