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A Blood Test that Predicts Suicide Risk?

Suicide Suicide is the act of someone intentionally taking his or her own life.  Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, with be more than 38,000 citizens successful ending their own lives each year.  This represents more than 105 suicides each day.  The number of attempted suicides is much higher.  […]

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Insights from Anti-Aging Blood Tests

Positives of Aging Many people, especially those who are still very young, have a great fear of aging and seem to believe that the term “aging” is somehow synonymous with disability and disease.  The risk of developing certain medical conditions does assuredly increase with age.  Similarly, there are many medical conditions that one is at […]

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How to Keep Your Kids Healthy This School Year

Back To School A lot changes as children head back to school.  The days start to grow shorter, playtime gets replaced with homework time– and everyone starts to get sick.  There are a couple of reasons that this occurs.  First, when at school your child is usually exposed to a lot more children that he […]

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Product Spotlight: Essential Blood Test Panel

Overall Health Profile The Wellness #2 Essential Blood Test Panel gives patients an overall assessment of their health, with 55 different blood tests performed.  Many serious health conditions, such as coronary heart disease and diabetes, can remain undetected with no outward signs or symptoms while slowly continuing to create problems and imbalances in the body.  […]

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Advantages to Diagnosing STDs with Blood Testing

STDs and STIs According to the American Sexual Health Association, over one half of individuals living in the United Sates will have some sort of sexually transmitted disease (STD) or sexually transmitted infection at some point during their lives.  The majority of people who have an STD or STI do not present with any signs […]

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What You Need to Know About the Ebola Outbreak

What is the Ebola Virus? Ebola virus, also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a virus that causes damage to the immune system.  It is highly infectious and is often fatal.  The virus was first identified in 1976 when there was an outbreak in what is now called the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  The […]

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Common Illnesses That Require Blood Tests

Liver Failure The liver serves approximately 500 unique functions for the body. The liver is a truly vital organ, and there is currently no way for medicine or machine to replicate liver functioning in the long term. One should get frequent blood tests to test for liver functioning. Many diseases of the liver initially have very […]

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Blood Tests Can Help Manage Your Weight Loss

A blood test offers insight into biological processes and body functioning that can contribute to difficulty with weight management. Walk-in Labs offers a weight management blood test panel that assesses the functioning of many of the body’s mechanisms that control weight loss and weight gain. The weight management panel includes the following. • Comprehensive Metabolic […]

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Blood Testing & Checking for Pregnancy

Prenatal Panel A blood test for pregnancy should include more information than the simple result of “pregnant” or “not pregnant”. The Walk-in Labs Prenatal Profile (OB) Blood Test Panel provides information on the full scope of blood and body health that is important to know and consider when one is pregnant or trying to conceive. […]

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What Does A Comprehensive Metabolic Panel Include?

Overview A comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP -14) includes 14 different blood tests that provide information on the levels of glucose, calcium, proteins, and electrolytes in one’s body, as well as information on liver and kidney functioning. The test is often ordered as a part of a yearly health check. Results can reveal potential health problems […]

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