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Hubby gets healthy

Dear Carolyn, My husband is a 55 year-old trucker who has decided to take steps to improve his health. He’s scared about his high blood pressure and severe sleep apnea. He blames his medical conditions on the trucking lifestyle but for some reason, has decided to make serious changes. I want to help. Do you have any tips for spouses? Sarah Dear Sarah, First, congratulations on your husband’s decision to start on the road to health. I actually do have ...

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Cool Freightliner concept truck

Freightliner is trying out new design features with its Revolution concept truck at their booth. It was described as "kind of a daycab, kind of a raised roof sleeper." It's like a daycab, but a pulldown bunk converts it to a sleeper cab. What do you think of the design? The company's booth, which stresses historic innovation, includes many of its leading models with modernized version of retro graphics. Definitely worth checking out if you're at the show.

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Senate Republicans block transportation jobs plan

All 47 Senate Republicans, one Democrat and one independent voted against the bill that addressed construction workers.

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Lagging libido!

Dear Carolyn, My husband has lost his sex drive. I’m not sure what to do about that!  I’ve tried all the usual methods but he’s not interested. He’s a great guy and we have a strong marriage. What can I do? Jen Dear Jen, Sex is like air; you don’t notice it until you aren’t getting any! First, drag him to the doctor and get him checked out.  Many health conditions and medications can zap the libido.  And, the ...

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Sleep apnea meeting for transportation set

2011 Sleep Apnea & Multi-Modal Transportation Conference will be Nov. 8-9 at the Sheraton Baltimore City Center.

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CARB to hold trucking events

Sessions will help truck owners meet new rules for diesel trucks and learn about available government grants and funding.

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