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Key Elements for Supervisor Signs & Symptoms Training

“What should we include in our company’s training program?” is a question we get asked every day, especially when it comes to supervisor education about drug and alcohol abuse at work. This is a really important question and the answer can be ...

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Is Your Healthy Diet Really Unhealthy?

When we think of food sensitivities, symptoms like upset stomach and other digestive issues come to mind. I had no idea it was the culprit of my mid-afternoon exhaustion. It all started about four years ago, when I started focusing more on eating healthy. ...

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Take the Hassle Out of Healthcare

How did healthcare get so complicated? It used to be you get sick, you go to the doctor. Now it's weeks before you can get an appointment, and you cringe at what the visit and lab work will cost you. That's when you need help.

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Common STD Symptoms in Women

More than 20 million people across the US will be diagnosed with an STD this year. According to the CDC, sexually-transmitted diseases (also known as STDs) are far more common than many people think. For many sexually-active individuals, regular testing ...

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How To Handle A Positive Drug Test In The Workplace

Did you know it may be illegal to terminate an employee who tests positive for marijuana? If they have a prescription for marijuana use, they may be exempt. The rules vary state-to-state, and navigating the legalities can be really confusing. Do you know ...

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The Unknown Cost of the Opioid Epidemic on Your Business

Opioid abuse doesn’t just happen at home or on a Saturday night. It happens on the job. Employees under the influence (and driving a company vehicle or operating heavy equipment) cannot react as quickly, resulting in an increase in accidents ...

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Being A Part of History in the Making

Clients come to us for answers to questions they’ve spent years – even decades – trying to figure out. And being able to provide those answers through DNA extraction is incredibly fulfilling. That data unites families and changes history forever. This ...

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What is a Five Panel Drug Test?

If you’re considering adding a drug test to your employment pre-screening process or workplace drug testing, there are a few different options to choose from.

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What Will DNA Testing Tell Me?

As recently as a few years ago, personalized DNA analysis tests were something far beyond the reach of the average person. DNA testing was often something that took an extensive amount of time, money and effort, often requiring long waiting periods ...

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Why is Drug Testing Important in the Workplace?

For many employers, creating and implementing a drug testing policy may not be at the top of their priority list. However, it absolutely should be. One of the biggest benefits to companies performing drug testing is that most states give a discount ...

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How Long Do Background Checks Take?

A common question employers hear from potential employees during the hiring process is “how long does a background check take?” Unfortunately, the only answer you can give as an employer is “it varies.” The truth is, it can take anywhere from ...

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Mary and Rob Sykes-ARCpoint Labs of King of Prussia

Longtime Montgomery County residents Rob and Mary Sykes opened ARCpoint Labs of King of Prussia in July 2017. ARCpoint Labs is a national third-party provider and administrator of confidential drug, alcohol, DNA and steroid testing, as well as employment ...

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The Pressure Teens Face to Use Drugs & Alcohol

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Former IMB Exec Opens Franchise in Austin

Paul and Lori Casterlin recently opened their first ARCpoint Labs on July 24 in Northeast Austin. The business offers comprehensive drug testing, corporate wellness seminars and DNA and genetic screenings.  Read the article here:  Former IBM exec opens ...

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Detecting Drug Abuse Among Teens

Paul Casterlin from ARCpoint Labs of Austin North recently discussed ways parents can talk to their teens about the pressures of drugs and alcohol as they head back to school this fall. He mentioned the importance of having that tough conversation and ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Hickory Offers Free Drug Testing for High School Students

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Temperatures Rising-and so is Teen Drug Use

With drug and narcotic violations among teens at an all-time high in Colorado, school being out for the summer poses the potential danger for this trend to continue and even increase. David Robinson, franchisee for the new ARCpoint Labs location in Colorado ...

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Talking to Your Kids About the Dangers of Drugs, Alcohol

As students in the area are getting out of school for the summer, they will have more free time on their hands that could lead to dangerous situations. Ryan Bekins, the local franchise owner of ARCpoint Labs of Grand Rapids South, went over some good ...

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David Robinson, ARCpoint Labs of Colorado Springs

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Avoiding the Dangers of Summer

ARCpoint Labs of Las Vegas franchisee owner Jimmy Platt was recently featured on KVVU in Las Vegas, NV. With summer right around the corner, it’s a time of freedom and the close of classes, it also is a time of less supervision. These gaps of freedom, ...

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Talking to Teens About Drugs and Alcohol

ARCpoint Labs of Spokane Franchisee owner Doug Thayer was recently featured on KREM (CBS Affiliate). Summer is right around the corner for local Spokane high school and college students. Doug went over safety tips for viewers on how and what to talk to ...

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ARCpoint Labs Enjoying Expansion Success

As one of the leaders in drug and alcohol testing, ARCpoint Labs was awarded the five-year $51 million contract by the South Carolina State Fiscal Accountability Authority.  According to Felix Mirando, the CEO of ARCpoint Labs, the brand has seen 28% ...

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Pace of New Hiring Activity Spells Good Business for Alcohol And Drug Screening Firm

ARCpoint Labs of Kalamazoo franchise Rick Van Laan has experienced solid growth the past few years, which can be attributed to the hiring activity in the market and the steady growth for companies performing alcohol and drug screening.  Read full article: Pace ...

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Discussion can Help Parents Guide Children to Safer Spring Break

Jon Lewis, the President and Co-owner of ARCpoint Labs of Florence & Myrtle Beach, recently went over safety tips for viewers during an interview with News13. He spoke about knowing the lay of the land and having code words for when the viewers' ...

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Studio Interview with Rick Van Laan, ARCpoint Labs of Kalamazoo

Rick Van Laan, franchisee owner of ARCpoint Labs of Kalamazoo, was on-hand as students are hitting the road for spring break trips to offer tips on how to talk about the dangers of drugs and alcohol on these excursions. Watch video here: Studio Interview ...

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How to Educate Your Student About the Dangers of Spring Break

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State Awards Testing Contract to Greenville Firm

The South Carolina State Fiscal Accountability Authority has awarded a statewide drug, alcohol, and background screening contract to a Greenville testing firm.  ARCpoint Labs was awarded the five-year, $51 million state contract to provide drug, alcohol ...

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Member Spotlight: Al Dallao from ARCpoint Labs of Reading

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Apple Valley Business Specializes in Drug Screenings, DNA Tests

  After experiencing a family tragedy, Nisha Malaviya felt is was her responsibility to educate the community about drug-abuse prevention and awareness.  Seeing her cousin lose her life to opioid painkiller addiction, Malaviya opened ARCpoint Labs of ...

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Colorado High OK in Texas Workplace Ruling, but Not at Office

ARCpoint Labs of San Antonio South Franchisees, Mark Hudson and David Robinson, were recently featured in the San Antonio Express-News discussing how drug testing creates a safer work environment for employers and an overall better quality staff. ...

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Indiana Lawmaker Wants to Ban the Sale of Fake Urine

Carlos de Leon, owner of ARCpoint Labs of Indianapolis West, was recently interviewed about a bill that would make it illegal to sell, market or transport fake urine in the state of Indiana.  Watch the video here: Indiana Lawmaker Wants to Ban the Sale ...

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New Software Platform Potentially Generates More Revenue

ARCpoint Health has unveiled a new software tool to enable primary care physicians to garner greater reimbursements and better manage labs.  Sherry and Terry Pouncey, owners of ARCpoint Labs of Birmingham, were recently featured in the Birmingham Medical ...

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Gaining Smarts from Stumbling Starts

ARCpoint Labs has become a powerhouse in the drug and alcohol testing segment of the franchise industry. However, a little over ten years ago when Felix Mirando decided to franchise the concept, a recipe for success simply did not exist. Read the full ...

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ARCpoint Labs Sponsors Prize for Red Ribbon Week and National Family Partnership

ARCpoint Labs recently announced their partnership with National Family Partnership as a sponsor of the 2016 Red Ribbon Week Photo Contest. Red Ribbon Week promotes a drug-free lifestyle for families, and will be celebrated October 23-31, 2016. This ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Scottsdale North Approved for SHARP Award

We are pleased to announce that ARCpoint Labs of Scottsdale North was recently approved for the SHARP award! The SHARP Award recognizes small business employers who have used OSHA's On-site Consultation Program services and operate an exemplary injury ...

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4 Ways to Spot if Your Child Is Addicted to Drugs

With the recent opioid epidemic sweeping the greater Milwaukee area, ARCpoint Labs of Milwaukee North Franchisee Alan Wedal, discussed the warning signs that parents can watch for if they are concerned that their kids may be experimenting with ...

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Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week

With opioid and heroin use reaching epidemic levels, the U.S. government is taking action. President Obama recently announced Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week. The goal of the observance is to raise heroin opioid awareness, thereby ...

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Data Shows New Increase in U.S. Workers Testing Positive for Illicit Drugs

Recent data taken from millions of workplace-related drug tests shows that U.S. workers testing positive for illicit drug use is now at its highest level in a decade. Detection of illicit drugs— ranging from marijuana to heroin to methamphetamine—increased ...

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New Business to Lend Services in Fight Against Drugs

ARCpoint Labs has opened in Brookfield, WI and Franchisee Alan Wedal is confident that its services will be of assistance in a market that has battled drug abuse in recent years.  ARCpoint Labs will not only provide the opportunity to administer drug ...

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Experts Weigh in on Drug Awareness, Teen Use

ARCpoint Labs of Grand Rapids Franchisee, Ryan Bekins, was recently featured on WXMI (FOX Affiliate) along with Sean Robinson of Grand Rapids Counseling Services.  They shared tips and tricks that parents can use to tell if their kids might be using ...

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Warning Signs Your Child Might be Experimenting With Drugs

With kids heading back to school, there can be a lot of adjustment: new schedule, new routines, and sometimes, new pressures.  Jon Lewis with ARCpoint Labs of Myrtle Beach was recently featured on News 13 Now Friday to give parents some tips on signs ...

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Southborough Lab Specializing in Drug, Alcohol Testing

Drug, alcohol and DNA testing facility ARCpoint Labs opened their first state location in Woburn last year and recently opened their second to serve Southborough. Previously a marketing professional and publisher, Southborough owner Gauri Bhalakia opened ...

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Expert Approach to Overdose Deaths in Michigan

ARCpoint Labs of Kalamazoo President Rick Van Laan discusses the summer months and how this is a higher risk time for teenagers to begin experimenting with drugs. Rick also discusses the opioid epidemic and the accessibility that teens have to prescription ...

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Warning for Parents to Talk to Your Children About the Risk of Drugs

With summer being the time that most teens try drugs for the first time, ARCpoint Labs of Las Vegas Franchisee Jimmy Platt, does a great job going through tips that parents can use as a guide to tell if their teens might be using drugs. Read full article ...

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Dayton Drug Testing Business Expands Reach

Dayton native, Jeff Back, has been in business for more than four years in the Dayton area and he still sees a surge in business to this day.  Jeff has a background in Biochemistry and Pharmaceuticals, expanding his services to not only include testing ...

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Former Ship captain at Helm of Lab

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ARCPoint Labs Opens in Eden Prairie

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Entrepreneur builds national retail chain from Greenville

The Greenville News recently detailed the history of the proud Greenville-based franchise and the work of Felix Mirando, the company's CEO, as well as their plans to continue to grow smart and steady - with a goal of expanding by 15-20 labs each year. Read ...

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Employers Impacted by Opioid Abuse – Study

With employers sponsoring insurance for over half of Americans, concerns are high about the costs associated with the growing opioid prescription addiction problem in the Nashville area. "A lot of people still don’t think the prescription problem is ...

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Q&A: Jeff Howard, owner of ARCpoint Labs of Salem

Jeff Howard owns ARCpoint Labs of Salem, serving the Roanoke and New River Valleys in Virginia, offering drug and alcohol screenings, as well as DNA testing - an interesting line of work considering that just three years ago, Howard was working at a ...

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Opiate Abuse is Cause for Concern for Employers

The Daily News Journal featured "Opiate abuse is cause for concern for employers" on April 22nd, 2016.  The article features ARCpoint Labs of Murfreesboro franchisee, Marvin Brown. As the Murfreesboro opiate addiction problem continues to grow, many ...

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Jeff Howard: building business and saving lives

Jeff Howard's life was anything but boring before he became the owner of the ARCpoint Labs in Salem, Virginia. According to a recent article in the Salem Times-Register, after graduating from Ohio State University,  Howard spent time living out of a ...

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How a Santa Fe Springs DNA lab is cashing in on people’s curiosity

Tony and Theresa Oliver are shown here in their ARCpoint Labs franchise office in Santa Fe Springs. Their core business is drug and alcohol testing, but they also do DNA testing, paternity and maternity testing and infidelity testing.  Read the article: ...

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ARCpoint Labs Franchisee, Leslie Elliot on KBAK (CBS affiliate) in Bakersfield, CA

The CDC recently changed the suggested guidelines for opioid use, urging doctors to prescribe the drugs with caution as addiction to painkillers has taken a dramatic toll on the nation. Warning labels will soon be added to prescription drugs, reiterating ...

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How Genetics Affect Your Response to Food and Exercise

A simple cheek swab can reveal how your body responds to certain foods and types of exercises. This information can be used to adjust your diet, weight loss and maximize fitness. ARCpoint Labs recently started offering the GXSlim test at their Sarasota ...

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Up Close With Terry Johnson

A recent article in the Vancouver Business Journal  features ARCpoint Labs of Vancouver Franchisee, Terry Johnson.  Terry shares some of his personal life but also one of his proudest professional moment which included a parent and a child that ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Santa Fe Springs featured in Entrepreneur

Tony and Theresa Oliver decided to make their business ownership dream a reality with ARCpoint Labs, opening up a location in Santa Fe Springs in June 2015, and it’s been exciting getting things up and running ever since. Read the article here ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Golden Valley Owner Brad Davis Featured in the Golden Valley Sun Post

ARCpoint Labs of Golden Valley owner Brad Davis was recently featured in the Golden Valley Sun Post discussing immigration DNA testing in light of the Syrian refugee crisis and Golden Valley’s growing Somalian population. Read the article online ...

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Jeff & Josh Neelon of ARCpoint Labs of Winston-Salem Featured in Winston-Salem Journal

Franchisees Jeff and Josh Neelon of ARCpoint Labs of Winston-Salem were recently featured in the Winston-Salem Journal discussing the recent opening of their location. Read the article online or in full below. Father and son open first ARCpoint Labs ...

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Maria Stevenson of ARCpoint Labs of Cordova Featured in the Memphis Business Journal.

Owner Maria Stevenson of ARCpoint Labs of Cordova was recently featured in the Memphis Business Journal. Read the article as a PDF, online, or in full below! New full-service lab franchise expanding to Memphis Michael Sheffield Senior Staff writer A ...

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ARCpoint Labs CEO Felix Mirando Featured in Greenville Business Magazine

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ARCpoint Labs of Reading, PA Featured in the Reading Eagle

Owners Albert and Annmarie Sullivan Dallao of ARCpoint Labs of Reading, PA were recently featured in the Reading Eagle. Read the article in full below or online. Albert and Annmarie Sullivan Dallao's new business venture, ARCpoint Labs, opened in ...

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Robert Goodman of ARCpoint Labs of Southern Maryland in Waldorf Featured in The Maryland Independent

Our owner Robert Goodman of ARCpoint Labs of Southern Maryland was recently featured in The Maryland Independent. Read the article in full below, or purchase it online. ARCpoint Labs Hopes to Reduce Student Drug Use One new local business owner is ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Las Vegas Owner Jimmy Platt Featured in Vegas Inc.

Owner Jimmy Platt of ARCpoint Labs of Las Vegas was recently featured in Vegas Inc. Read the article in full below or by clicking here. Ability to change with technology keeps lab healthy Describe your business. We provide confidential drug, DNA ...

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Todd Rowland of ARCpoint Labs of Covington Featured in New Orleans Business Review

ARCpoint Labs owner Todd Rowland, who is opening our first Louisiana franchise, ARCpoint Labs of Covington, LA, recently spoke with Ashley Roe of the New Orleans Business Journal. Check out the article in its entirety below, or click here. Todd Rowland, ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Sacramento Owners Jeff & Carol Hastings Interviewed by the Sacramento Bee

ARCpoint Labs of Sacramento owners Jeff and Carol Hastings were recently profiled in the Sacramento Bee in an article titled "Want a read on Sacramento job market? Ask a drug testing lab." They share their personal motivation for franchising with ARCpoint ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Doylestown President Bob Kondraske Featured in the Intelligencer and the Bucks County Courier Times

ARCpoint Labs of Doylestown owner Bob Kondraske was recently featured in the Intelligencer and the Bucks County Courier Times. Bob discusses how he has collaborated with local officials to launch a random drug testing program in Bucks County schools ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Santa Fe Springs Owners Tony & Theresa Oliver Featured on Entrepreneur

Owners Tony and Theresa Oliver of ARCpoint Labs of Santa Fe Springs were recently featured in a profile on Entrepreneur.com. Read the article in its entirety below. This Franchise 'Tested Positive' for a Couple Seeking to Start Their Own Business Franchise ...

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ARCpoint Labs & New ARCpoint MD Telehealth Services Featured on Hawaii News Now!

ARCpoint Labs and our new telehealth services program were recently featured on Hawaii News Now. Read the story below, or click here to view it online. ARCpoint Labs Launches ARCpoint MD Telehealth Service to Make Healthcare More Affordable and Accessible With ...

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Matt Pappas of ARCpoint Labs of Woburn Interviewed by Waltham Chamber of Commerce

Our very own Matt Pappas, owner of ARCpoint Labs of Woburn, was recently interviewed by the Waltham Chamber of Commerce. Matt discusses our diverse service offerings, including legal paternity or immigration DNA testing; drug and alcohol testing for employers, ...

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Andy Mark of ARCpoint Labs of Spartanburg Featured on Go Upstate

ARCpoint Labs of Spartanburg owner Andy Mark was recently featured on www.goupstate.com. Andy Mark is the Spartanburg franchise owner of ARCpoint Labs, a new 1,980-square-foot drug screening clinic at 115 Southport Road. Originally from Michigan, Mark ...

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ARCpoint Labs & CEO Felix Mirando Featured in Upstate Business Journal

CEO and founder of ARCpoint Labs, Felix Mirando, was recently featured in Upstate Business Journal. In the article titled "Franchise, diversify, expand -- repeat," Mirando highlights the competitive advantages and consumer benefits that set ARCpoint Labs ...

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Pharmacogenetics Testing Enables Better Treatment, Prevents Deaths & Adverse Drug Reactions

Question: One of my patients is having negative reactions to medication. I’m interested in trying the DNA test to better understand the patients response to current medication in addition to predicting his response to medication I’m considering. ...

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Rise of Illicit Drug Use in the Workplace

After a nearly 25 year decline of illicit drug use, recent numbers suggest that the number of Americans engaged in illicit drug use has risen over the last two years. According to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index (DTI), there has been a 9.3% increase ...

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Employers Realizing the Benefit of Genetic Testing in Corporate Wellness

Workplace wellness programs have grown in popularity this year, with more employers choosing to not only offer programs that educate employees on healthier living, but actually implement programs with lab testing components. One article out of the Winston-Salem ...

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New Dangerous Synthetic Drug: Flakka

Flakka is the latest street drug making headlines, and it’s made its way to the Midwest. Federal, state and local law enforcement have been on high alert for the deadly synthetic drug. As an employer, you should be, too! What is Flakka? Flakka is a ...

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College Sports & NCAA Drug Policies Need Revisiting

As we gear up for March Madness, most minds are on college basketball and how the tournament bracket will shape up. One element of college sports many probably aren't too occupied with? The drug policies that govern them, particularly the NCAA's policies. That's ...

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Intractable Pain Act Repealed by TN Senate; Moves to House

If the Tennessee State Senate has its way, the 2001 Intractable Pain Act, also known as the "Pain Patient's Bill of Rights," will soon be repealed. On Thursday, the Senate passed a bill to repeal the law, moving the decision to the TN House of Representatives. The ...

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DNA Test Can Serve as Substitute for Pap Smear

Dread getting your regular pap smear? One panel of medical experts has just endorsed the use of genetic testing as a substitute form of cervical cancer screening. Read all about the latest update, including how the American College of Obstetricians ...

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The Number of Positive Drug Tests is Increasing: Are You Drug Testing?

A recent study has revealed what HR managers, small business owners, and CEOs feared: the number of positive drug tests is rising for the first time in 10 years. What’s the cause of this increase, and what does it mean for your workplace drug testing ...

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Rural Pennsylvanian Teens Have Easier Access to This Drug Than Wine.

Serious news for parents, educators, law enforcement, and public health officials out of Pennsylvania: a recently-released study shows the nation's growing heroin epidemic is taking hold in rural areas of the state. Experts from the Center for Rural ...

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ARCpoint Labs Franchise Group Recognized as one of the Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in 2014 Inc. 5000 List

Greenville, SC-based ARCpoint Franchise Group, a leading provider of drug and alcohol testing services for businesses and individuals, was named as one of the nation's fastest-growing privately held companies by Inc. Magazine on it’s Inc. 5000 list. The ...

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Labor Force Feels Effects of Heroin & Prescription Painkiller Abuse

According to an article out of The Wall Street Journal, employers are dealing with a workforce that's ravaged by opioid drugs, notable heroin and prescription painkillers. Impacts of usage include: Decreased productivity Increased turnover Financial ...

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Chicago Area ARCpoint Owners do Race to Benefit Poverty Law Centers

On September 4th, 2014, ARCpoint Labs of Chicago Loop and ARCpoint Labs of Elk Grove Village proudly participated in the 5K Race Judicata to benefit the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation, or CVLS. ARCpoint Labs owners Neil Seltz and Mike Gammel ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Merrimack Featured in Business NH Magazine

Recently, our very own Linda Ziehm, owner of ARCpoint Labs of Merrimack, was featured in Business NH Magazine. The feature explores the benefits of creating a drug-free workplace and explores how ARCpoint Labs can serve as a comprehensive workplace wellness ...

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Drug Overdose Strategy Must Emphasize Prevention

Our very own Bob Kondraske of ARCpoint Labs of Doylestown wrote an insightful response on July 8th  for an article, A dubious distinction: State cracks top 10 in drug overdose deaths, that The Intelligence posted. Below is Bob's response. Drug overdose ...

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Prescription Painkiller Use Highest in Southern States

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights the rate of prescription painkiller usage in each state. The findings show that Southern states have some of the highest rates, indicating a need for a change in the way drugs ...

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ARCpoint Labs of Vancouver, WA Joins the Legal Marijuana Discussion

Washington state legalized marijuana in December 2012, and since then, small businesses and larger companies have seen positive drug test results triple to 15%. In many cases, this jump is leading turnover and fewer accepted applicants. The legalization ...

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New ARCpoint Labs location opens in Bakersfield, CA

ARCpoint Labs is proud to announce the recent opening of a new location in Bakersfield, CA. On Tuesday, March 4, ARCpoint Labs of Bakersfield opened its doors to the public. As a third-party provider/administrator, the walk-in facility will serve as ...

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Consumption of Energy Drinks Coincides with Teen Drug & Alcohol Use

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, teenagers that consume caffeine-packed energy drinks are more inclined to use drugs, alcohol, and cigarettes. Researchers studied 22,000 grade 8, 10, and 12 students. 30% of ...

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Pennsylvania Begins Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients

Drug testing for certain welfare recipients has begun in Pennsylvania.  Under Act 22 passed by the Legislature last year, anyone who receives welfare benefits and who has a felony drug conviction in the last five years can be randomly tested for drug ...

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Kalamazoo Lab First in West Michigan to Conduct New Prenatal Paternity Test

mLive.com announces ARCPoint Labs of Kalamazoo the first lab in West Michigan to conduct new prenatal paternity test. The DNA test, which is noninvasive, can determine the paternity of unborn babies in the first trimester. ARCPoint Labs is partnering ...

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Jeff Graham (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) and ARCpoint Labs in the news

On August 16, 2012, Behavioral Healthcare featured Jeff Graham, of ARCpoint Labs of Cuyahoga Falls in their article, ARCpoint Labs offers local, turnkey testing expertise. This is another example of how ARCpoint owners are utilized as experts in ...

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K2 trip causes man to eat family dog Another 'zombie-like' attack? Man eats family dog after police say he ingested synthetic drug K-2

By: CNN Wire WACO, Texas - Police in Waco arrested 22-year-old Michael Daniel Monday after they say he ate a dog. Family members called police on June 14, saying Daniel assaulted  people at the home, chased a neighbor and started barking and growling. What ...

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Wellness and Small Business

​StarTribune Wellness and small businesses are connecting Article by: JIM ADAMS Star Tribune January 7, 2012 - 9:24 PM Small and medium-sized businesses in Dakota County and elsewhere are climbing aboard the employee wellness bandwagon. County ...

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Zombie Attacker may have been using Bath Salts

Reports: Miami 'zombie' attacker may have been using 'bath salts' A naked man who chewed off  the face of another man in what is being called a zombie-like attack may have been under the influence of "bath salts," a drug referred to as the new LSD, ...

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Sacramento is featured in magazine article!

Drug abuse in the workplace can cost employers a lot. ARCpoint Labs is an employer’s best defense. What  you don’t know about drug use in the workplace can significantly impact  your bottom line. How? Drug abusers use three times as many sick ...

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Lansing in the News!

ARCpoint Labs of Mid-Michigan Introduces Wellness Testing NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Lansing, MI, United States, 02/14/2012 - ARCpoint  Labs of Mid-Michigan has added affordable clinical blood tests, STD  panels, and vaccinations to the list ...

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Bath Salts and Synthetic Marijuana Felony in SC

By John Monk – [email protected] By John Monk The Herald COLUMBIA — Bath salts and synthetic marijuana,  which only last week could be bought in places like flea markets and  convenience stores across South Carolina, were Monday placed ...

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DEA Controls Chemicals for Bath Salts

OCT 21 - WASHINGTON,  D.C. – The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today  exercised its emergency scheduling authority to control three synthetic  stimulants (Mephedrone, 3,4 methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) and  Methylone) used ...

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Wall Street Journal Reports Judge Blocks Drug Testing for government assistance applicants

U.S. NEWS OCTOBER 24, 2011, 5:28 P.M. ET Florida Welfare Drug-Testing Law Blocked by Judge Associated Press   ORLANDO,  Fla.—A federal judge temporarily blocked Florida’s new law that  requires government-assistance applicants to pass ...

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ARCpoint Labs Richmond, VA

ARCpoint Labs is thrilled to have Jeff Snyder, of Richmond Virginia, as their newest ARCpoint Labs owner. Jeff is planning on opening his doors around the 17th of October. He will provide services to both businesses and individuals alike. Jeff's plans ...

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ARCpoint Labs Woodbridge, Manassas and Fredericksburg, VA areas

ARCpoint Labs is excited to welcome Chris Davidson, of Virginia, as one of their newest ARCpoint Labs owners. Chris comes from a military background and will operate a mobile lab which will provide on-site and mobile drug test collections in the Woodbridge, ...

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Steriods for School

College Students Hooked on Prescription "Smart Drugs" At colleges across America, students are becoming addicted to a popular  prescription drug — not because they’re trying to get high, but because  they hope to get smarter. The drug, Adderall, ...

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Synthetic Stimulants – Bath Salts

Synthetic stimulants have made hundreds sick in the U.S. A new drug known as bath salts has become increasingly popular and increasingly scary. These are not the common bath salts used in a bath, but a synthetic stimulant that can cause chest pains, increased ...

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ARCpoint Labs Greenville, NC

Our Newest Location: Greenville, NC ARCpoint Labs Franchise Group is excited to announce the opening of their newest franchise location: ARCpoint Labs of Greenville, NC! Owner Profiles Owners Gil and Cynthia Slagle are experienced business owners and ...

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