Blood, Sweat, Tears, and…Urine? Part I

bstWe’re familiar with blood testing, but other specimens like sweat, hair, saliva, and nails can be tested too. How about testing our urine? Patients using opioids or other controlled substances for pain relief typically do have their urine checked. Jackie, our first guest has been a nurse for 30 years. Opioids have given her the ability to work, and enjoy her life.  Is testing her urine an invasion of privacy, as some think? We’ll find out. Dr. Howard Heit, addiction medicine specialist and pain specialist gives us an expert view on why to test, whom to test, and when to test? [LISTEN TO PART II]

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