FLAKKA

What is “flakka” and how is it used? “Flakka” is in the same class of chemical found in bath salts. It contains a compound known as alpha-PVP, similar in structure to MDPV. It is a synthetic drug that is structurally related to cathinone.
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EtG

Alcohol is one of the most widely abused substances, but also one of the most difficult to monitor. Fortunately, two sensitive and specific biomarkers facilitate monitoring alcohol use.
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DIAGNOSIS CODES

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services deadline to transition from ICD 9 to ICD 10 codes is fast approaching. Click here to download an informative cross walk of the top 100 code conversions.
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Kratom

What is it? Kratom (mitragyna speciosa) is a tree indigenous to Thailand and other South East Asian countries. The tree belongs to the same botanical family as the coffee tree…
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