INOUT LABS | PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: February 6, 2017   CARDIO TEST REVEALS HEART DISEASE RISK MISSED BY CONVENTIONAL TEST. A Cardio IQ Test that could reveal heart disease risks often missed by conventional cholesterol tests, has been launched to those in the Chicago area. The Quest Diagnostics test, offered by Chicago area [...]

We won’t call the cops, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a problem.

Occasionally, our clients ask if a positive drug test results in trouble with the law. No, we don’t call the police, but that doesn’t mean all is well. Sometimes an individual tests positive for cocaine or some other illegal drug. Are we obligated to turn the person in? Thankfully, no. We’re not trained in law [...]

Smokers cost employers almost $6k every year.

Last week's message prompted a few interesting responses. On 6/3/13, The Ohio State University released a new study on the cost borne by employers for their employees that smoke. "Smoke breaks accounted for the highest cost in lost productivity, followed by health-care expenses that exceed insurance costs for nonsmokers." Read it for yourself. Lots of good quotes [...]

CDC: All boomers should test for Hep C

If you were born between 1945 and 1965 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that you be tested for a hepatitis C (August 2012). Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the most common chronic bloodborne infection in the United States; an estimated 3.2 million persons are chronically infected. A, B, C…VD? Yes, it’s in [...]