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OOIDA’s new NCRME survey; Benefits of apnea treatment for one operator

| September 08, 2014

Independent owner-operator Joe Bielucki's sleep apnea story -- results following his preemptive strike of sorts relative to the condition two years ago.

Super-sizitis

| September 07, 2014

"I'm starting the 'Regular Size Movement.' I'm going to order Happy Meals without having a child present and refuse to upsize for 99 cents."

How to address sleep apnea risk

| September 05, 2014

On your terms.... And what to expect for treatment if you are diagnosed.

Guilty until proven innocent: Answering key sleep-apnea questions

| September 04, 2014

As new medical certification processes come into play, more drivers are being asked to get sleep apnea testing. Some are asking questions, getting varied answers – and being taken off the road prematurely.

Time is of the essence when it comes to stroke

| August 12, 2014

With approximately 795,000 deaths a year attributed to it, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly 75 percent of all strokes occur in people over the age of 65, ...

Have you ever been tested/treated for sleep apnea?

| July 14, 2014

This poll looks at incidence of apnea testing and treatment -- have you been tested or treated recently or in the past, whether as a result of a DOT physical or a regular doctor visit? ...

Missing a day is out of the question

| July 11, 2014

In which Wendy gets a direct hit by a sudden-onset migraine -- or is it the sandworm gnawing at her brain again?... "People don't seem to understand that long haul truckers can't miss “just a ...

In-cab diesel fumes — separating carbon monoxide fact from fiction

| June 27, 2014

Do diesel fumes contain sufficient carbon-monoxide levels to poison humans if exposed in confined spaces?

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