Third of Potential Hires Refuses, Fails Drug Test

HARRISBURG, Pa. — One-third of all applicants are ineligible for good-paying jobs in Pennsylvania’s manufacturing sector due to drug use or drug test avoidance, according to a new study commissioned by the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association and conducted by Tel Opinion Research. The survey of 200 manufacturing business executives focused on their companies’ experience with drug … Read more

Doctors, Medical Staff on Drugs Put Patients at Risk

A USA TODAY review shows more than 100,000 doctors, nurses, medical technicians, and health care aides are abusing or dependent on prescription drugs in a given year, putting patients at risk. Anita Bertrand doesn’t remember much about the first time she stole narcotics she was supposed to administer to surgical patients. She doesn’t remember exactly … Read more