DOT Extends CDL Physical Waiver Through September

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The COVID 19 pandemic has affected everyone in some way.  For interstate CDL and CLP holders and non-CDL drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recognizes the challenges drivers are having scheduling CDL physicals. As a result the Medical Certificate Expiration Waiver has been extended to September 30, 2020. For CDL Physicals Due for … Read more

COVID-19 Rapid Test Provides Peace of Mind

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Planning to visit family, perhaps an elderly friend or relative?  You haven’t exhibited any symptoms of COVID-19, but you are still not certain if you are a carrier of this disease.  With the recent authorization of a COVID-19 rapid test, it is now possible to determine quickly and accurately if someone has the antibodies in … Read more

Should I Wear a Mask During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

There has been a lot published and discussed on whether someone should wear a mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.  At Blackbird Clinical we recommend that everyone when out in a public place wear a face mask to prevent the spread of this disease and to especially protect our most vulnerable populations. How … Read more

Need Help With Substance Abuse Addiction?

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Rehab for substance abuse addiction is the start of a lifelong commitment to improving the quality of life through sobriety. Drug and alcohol rehab facilities help people recover from and build a strong foundation for sustained recovery from addiction. Finding the Right Rehab Program Normally available in a residential setting, rehab is usually abstinence-based while … Read more

Don’t Let Poor Gut Health Ruin the Holidays

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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 … Read more

Catching the Early Signs of Drug Abuse

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Drug addiction often starts with experimental substance use in social settings or with a seemingly harmless prescription given after a medical procedure.  No one starts out using drugs thinking they will become addicted and eventually have their health, relationships, jobs and home life turned upside down.  But it happens! We read daily about the rampant … Read more

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 … Read more