#6: Define the Word “drug”

March 22, 2019 Archived Blog Posts

 Would you be able to define “drug” if someone asked you to? We are in the business of drug testing yet…

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#5: Oxycontin: Perception and Reality

March 8, 2019 Archived Blog Posts

Harry Anslinger, the first commissioner of the US Treasury Department’s Federal Bureau of Narcotics once said, “I’ve made up my mind…don’t…

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#4: POCs: Screening vs Confirmation

February 22, 2019 Archived Blog Posts

I received a very appropriate text the other day from a sharp employee with questions regarding a patient’s result.  It read,…

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#3: Overdose Death Rates

February 8, 2019 Archived Blog Posts

 In August of 2018 the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) published a report on overdose death rates.  At that time,…

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#2: “Accurate knowledge is power.”

January 25, 2019 Archived Blog Posts

Knowledge is power!  We have all heard this saying.  In the world of drug testing this should be “Accurate knowledge is…

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#1: Importance of the Prescribed Medications List

January 11, 2019 Archived Blog Posts

Recently Faye (ILDP’s executive administrator for those that do not know) received a phone call from an irate patient who claimed…

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