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Second opinion or ‘doctor shopping?’ How to distinguish

| January 22, 2015

FMCSA between rock, hard place on apnea

| January 21, 2015

FMCSA bulletin on sleep apnea reiterates regs, ‘encourages’ examiners on treatment, screening

| January 21, 2015

Facing widespread criticism over its examiners'/training organizations' muddled approach to apnea in medical certification, and hamstrung by Congress, FMCSA attempts to settle the record on apnea regs with bulletin....

POLL: Did you carry health insurance through 2014?

| January 19, 2015

Will you be paying the penalty for not carrying insurance in 2014 come tax time? What was your health-insurance situation last year?

POLL: Will you buy health insurance on the exchanges this year?

| January 01, 2015

The health-insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," are back open for a three-month period. What are your plans for health-insurance coverage this year?

Infographic: Where truckers rank on obesity compared to other occupations

| December 21, 2014

The Wall Street Journal published the infographic below this week, showing truck drivers, according to the American Journal of Medicine, rank on the obesity scale compared to other occupations. Click here to see the WSJ ...

Apnea clarification unlikely in short term to remedy the condition’s growing importance in medical certifications

| December 04, 2014

Though FMCSA says it will send a bulletin to medical examiners to clarify its guidelines on screening drivers for sleep apnea, it's unlikely medical examiners' willingness to issue short-term driver medical certifications contingent on apnea ...

Guilty until proven innocent: The sleep-apnea situation

| December 03, 2014

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