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A silent killer: Pancreatitis

| September 23, 2014

Eat a balanced diet, avoid excessive animal fats, drink plenty of water, get plenty of exercise, don't smoke, and drink alcohol only in moderation to keep your pancreas happy.

Can an employer fire or refuse to hire me on account of a sleep apnea diagnosis?

| September 08, 2014

Following the 2008 amendment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must make reasonable accommodations for drivers with sleep apnea, says Truckers for a Cause cofounder and driver Bob Stanton.

How to address sleep apnea risk

| September 05, 2014

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

Prime names ‘Fittest of the Fleet’ winner

| September 05, 2014

A 27-year-old company driver from Sulfur Springs, Texas can rightfully boast that he’s the iron man of one of the country’s largest trucking companies.

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.

Rolling Strong partners with owner-op association

| August 28, 2014

Trucking wellness program Rolling Strong announced this week it has partnered with the American Association of Owner-Operators to help AAOO members work toward better health.

Starting off the day right: TSG’s GATS Health WalkImage Gallery

| August 23, 2014

The Trucking Solutions Group conducted its annual GATS Health Awareness Walk this morning, Aug. 23, with a sizable group of participants and a cool finish with Baylor Trucking's ALS ice-bucket challenge.

Swiftwick compression sock to be sold in Pilot Flying J truck stops

| August 23, 2014

“A compression sock ought to be a part of the uniform of every single fleet.” --Swiftwick CEO Mark Cleveland on the long-term health benefits of compression socks. He commended Pilot Flying J for “recognizing it ...

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