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Why are We Seeing More Dehydrated Patients?
Over the past few weeks we’ve seen more and more clients coming to the clinic who appear to be dehydrated. Our only explanation for this is that as we all wear masks to protect ourselves and others from COVID, we must not be casually drinking or sipping water as often as we should be.  This […]
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When We Return to Work, It Won’t Be the Same
Everyone recognizes the importance of getting America back to work. Many of our friends and family are currently without jobs and dealing with the stress and uncertainty that this creates.  But when we do start to return to work, it is important that all businesses continue to take extraordinary steps to prevent the spread of […]
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Blackbird Clinical Services — The Kind, Dependable Clinic
Blackbird Clinical Services conducts blood tests, drug tests and DNA tests; physician performed physicals; and other wellness programs for corporate and individual clients. Our knowledgeable and qualified staff works with local businesses to enhance employee health and to promote drug free work places. We also work hand and hand with our clients to determine the […]
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Don’t Let Poor Gut Health Ruin the Holidays
With Thanksgiving and the Christmas holidays approaching many of us look forward to the many traditional and family favorite foods that are served.  Delicious treats and meals are a part of the warmth and excitement of the holiday season. Poor Gut Health Affects 70 Million Americans Unfortunately, it’s also these very treats and rich foods […]
When You Need that Extra Burst of Energy
Everyone seems to need a little energy lift every now and then.  Unfortunately many of us turn to energy drinks like 5 Hour Energy or Bang to get this boost.  Energy drinks are rarely a good idea when we are looking to get through that midafternoon slump or trying to enhance our workouts. Impact of […]
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Using Your Health Insurance Could Be Costing You More
In 2017, 84 percent of large employers offered high deductible health insurance plans to their employees and 35 percent of those companies only offered high deductible plans, based on a 2016 Kaiser/HRET survey. The trade-off for the lower premiums associated with these plans is substantially higher out-of-pocket costs that are incurred before a portion of […]
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Detecting Diabetes Early with A1C Testing
The Center for Disease Control reported 1.5 million Americans were diagnosed with diabetes for the first time in 2015 (the most recent numbers).  As the number of Americans with diabetes or prediabetes grows, it becomes more important that individuals with this disease become aware of their condition and take the appropriate steps to stay healthy […]
It’s Not Just About Watching the Scale
Having a healthy body weight is a challenge for many, many people.  Trying to maintain your ideal weight takes a combination of eating right, exercising regularly and being active. But determining if you are at a healthy weight is not always about just the number on the scale.  There are other means available to help […]
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The Sun … Friend or Foe
As we start spending more time outside, it is important to understand how the sun’s rays can affect you in both a positive and negative manner.  Taking a few steps to protect your skin, the sun will be seen as a friend, not a foe. ON THE POSITIVE SIDE Improves Mood Sunlight triggers the release […]
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Do Drug Abusers Target Your Business?
With all the news surrounding the opiate crisis in the U.S., it won’t come as any surprise that opiates topped the list as the drug that employees used the most while at work.  While sometimes legal, these drugs are considered highly addictive and potentially lethal – with or without a valid prescription – and can […]
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Cold or Flu? What do I do?
It’s that time of year again, when the kids are back in school and adults are inside more and in closer proximity to their co-workers, all of which expose our family members to an array of viruses.  So when you hear that first sniffle and sneeze, or raspy cough, how do you know if your […]
Back to School Health Tips
Back to School Health Tips
While school is a place to acquire knowledge, it is also a place where our children acquire an array of germs which cause illness, discomfort and missed school days.  Going back to school can also entail sports physicals, immunizations, and being exposed to more allergens.  Getting Started on the Right Foot Many schools require certain […]
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Alcohol in the Workplace …. The Forgotten Drug
With so much attention being paid to the impact of illegal drugs such as opioids, heroin and prescription pills, we can lose site that the most common drug of abuse in America, although legal, is alcohol. The impact of alcohol in the workplace for both employers and other employees, like all drug abuse, can have a […]
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Staying Healthy on Your Next Vacation
Familiarize Yourself with Your Destination Learn something about your destination.  Traveling to a familiar spot?  Then you probably know the routine and can prepare properly.  If you are going somewhere new, especially if it is out of the country, there are a number of things you’ll need to do. Travel Health Notices Check for Travel […]

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