health

Round-up: MATS haps, and a cattle hauler on his long career

| March 20, 2014

Recently-retired bull wagon hauler Laurin Dreher reflects on a long career, while owner-operator Jeff Clark talks while he walks and more plans for MATS solidify...

For your dining (or building) pleasure

| March 14, 2014

George's choice in Clif Bars, if he can't swing a Cloud Cake: “I would like the one that doesn't taste like drywall, please.”

Nearly 100 pounds down already, driver turns to social media to spur weight-loss goal

Tara Bullock | February 21, 2014

“If you have time for Facebook, you have time to work out.” -- Such is the motto of driver Bettina Cameron's "Losing it" Facebook page, where she shares tips, inspiration and her own story of ...

Cancer-awareness advocacy from GA small fleet; Long Haul Survivor updateImage Gallery

| January 21, 2014

Junior Pippin Trucking profiled in Georgia local newspaper -- while the Long Haul Survivor raffle rig to benefit cancer research keeps trucking on its yearlong mission. Final drawing is in May in Iowa.

Driver Bettina Cameron ‘Losing It’, New Entrant test backgrounder

| January 18, 2014

Driver Cameron's new Facebook page is dedicated to sharing her story -- she's lost 75 pounds while driving over-the-road in just a year -- to inspire others. Also: More on the New Entrant testing rulemaking ...

Study of truck driver health shows cluster of high-risk factors for chronic diseases

| January 17, 2014

A survey of nearly 1,700 long-haul truck drivers showed a "constellation of chronic disease risk factors" in long-haul drivers, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, physical inactivity and sleep duration.

Ulcers: When to say when

| November 28, 2013

Knowing when to say when is important. A constant, aggravating pain that resembles hunger pangs is one extremely prevalent symptom of ulcers -- more here on effective diagnosis, treatment.

VIDEO: Former Trucker of the Year on health, success strategies

| November 20, 2013

Checking in with Overdrive 2004 Trucker of the Year Mike Curle -- on recent additions to his toolkit for success.

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