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

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

A Heads Up from Down Under

Interestingly, those of us who live in the United States get a heads up prior to each flu season.  This occurs because we are able to look at flu trends in Australia. With Australia being in the southern hemisphere, their seasons are the opposite of those countries in the Northern Hemisphere which includes the U.S.  … Read more

Are You Wasting Money on Vitamins and Supplements?

When it comes to vitamins and supplements there are so many options that sound great, but there are also many questions: Which ones really work? Exactly how effective are they? Are they worth the money? What researchers have found is that vitamins or supplements aren’t a substitute for a balanced, nutritious diet that limits excess … Read more

Making Your Hiking and Biking Vacation a Success

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Not everyone’s idea of a great vacation is lying on a beach or strolling around tourist sites. There is a growing group of vacationers who are looking for a more physically engaging trip that challenges them, while providing an opportunity to see new places and have new experiences.

Hiking and biking vacations, or other types of active vacations, require a different type of planning. Here are some suggestions that will help you avoid mishaps and maximize your enjoyment.