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Have you ever needed to talk to a doctor, but dread the high cost of the Urgent Care visit? For the cost of a lunch, you can talk to a board certified Physician

    It’s expensive to get sick. It can cost anywhere from $100 to $1,500 for doctor visits, urgent care centers and emergency rooms…not to mention lost time from work and inconveniences when the need comes at night. SonicTest Labs of Phoenix & Tempe now offers Telehealth Services for $18/month. No additional fee for talking to a…

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ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse by Young Adults Widespread

A new survey has reported the frequent instances of stimulant drug abuse among young adults. Admitted by young adults between the age of 18 and 25, these drugs help them to enhance their school performance, concentrate on studies and stay awake. Drugs like Vyvanse, Ritalin and Adderall which are prescribed for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have…

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Emergency Room visits for Synthetic Marijuana (Spice) Increase

From 2010 to 2011, there were statistically significant increases for both males and females in the number of ED visits involving synthetic cannabinoids. For male patients, ED visits increased significantly from an estimated 8,830 visits in 2010 to an estimated 19,923 visits in 2011. Visits for female patients tripled from 2,576 visits in 2010 to…

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SonicTest Labs of Tempe Welcomes its Youngest Client

Meet baby Adrian, a preemie born Thursday October 16, 2014 at 3:30pm. He weighed 4.4lbs and 20-1/5 inches long. ARCpoint Labs of Tempe was called Friday to perform a court-admissible Paternal DNA test by the father. We responded with next day service and arrived at Desert Banner Medical Center’s NICU unit where baby Adrian was warm in his incubator. The…

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FAA Proposes $132,425 Civil Penalty Against Mountain Air Cargo

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $132,425 civil penalty against Mountain Air Cargo of Denver, N.C., for operating an ATR-42 airplane when it was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. The FAA alleges Mountain Air Cargo mechanics improperly repaired a dent in a cargo door at…

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Concentrated marijuana product has the highest levels of psychoactive THC

Drug dealers are peddling a concentrated marijuana product called Wax that looks and feels like lip balm and packs a kick equivalent to smoking 15-20 joints of weed. Police in Roswell, Ga., discovered 80 grams of Wax during a recent drug bust. Roswell Police Officer Zachary Frommer reported that the drug ring was selling the…

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School drug testing students hair starting this fall

Betty Sup, a retired Creighton Prep technology teacher, practices cutting a hair sample from student council member Adam Turner, 17, during a demonstration Wednesday at the school on how to properly collect and handle samples for drug testing. The school hopes to test about 80 percent of its students this year. About a dozen administrators…

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