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Obamacare marriage penalty? ACA discussion online Thurs.; Remembering a mentor

How Obamacare can incentive divorce; and one owner-operator honors another on his death following illness.

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Tough health care choices

Owner-operators weigh penalties vs. costs of private insurance or Obamacare exchange policies. Some have found plenty of potholes on the road to accessing benefits under the health care law thus far.

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Obamacare: More than just a big headache?

With the Affordable Care Act in the process of revolutionizing the individual market for insurance, Overdrive talked with Healthy Trucking Association of America representatives about the issues and new avenues toward obtaining health insurance.

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Other ways through the health-insurance maze

Another look at potential Affordable Care Act health-insurance exchange scenarios.

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Video: HTAA has a swirling cash game

Here's a brief video of the Healthy Trucking Association of America's cash-swirling-in-a-box-and-you-grab-it game at the 2012 Great West Truck Show. The game is part of HTAA's campaign at the show to recruit qualifying drivers to participate in its Healthy Trucking Pays program, in which they're giving 10,000 drivers $800 each to participate in a clinical weight loss program.

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Weight loss program offering 10,000 obese drivers $800

HTAA will pay 10,000 obese truckers $800 for participating in a free physician- supervised weight loss program.

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Lisa Kelly to make appearance at bowl game Dec. 18

Whether you're getting opportunity to spend some relaxing time today with family around a dinner table, with friends at a football game, or you're out on the road, here's wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving from myself and the folks at Overdrive and Truckers News. Speaking of football, keep the uDrove Humanitarian Bowl on your radar if you live in or run the Northwest. The folks with trucking smartphone-app-enabled services provider uDrove announced recently that ...

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Healthy Movement Gathering Steam

The Healthy Trucker Movement is gaining steam.

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Rolling out to Dallas ‘Too Hot to Trot’ 5K

Well, folks, I finished -- no surprise to regular readers, I'd guess, since you've seen a little proof I can do some long-distance running. Get over a couple miles, though, for me, and it hurts. Add to that the constant walking around the show floor at the Great American Trucking Show (picture from the bobtail lot) here in Dallas I've been doing for past couple days and a 5K run isn't perhaps the most relaxing way I could have spent the ...

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Fitness and health to be big themes at GATS

Named for the laudable goal of launching truck drivers writ large past the statistical driver's average age of death (less 61 years, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 years younger than the average American), the 61+ Driver Health Awareness Walk of 2010 will take place Aug. 28 at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, one day after Truckers News' Too Hot to Trot 5K run-walk I mentioned briefly in my ...

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