Topic Tags health

Guilty until proven innocent: The sleep-apnea situation

| December 03, 2014

Driver sleep apnea screening: FMCSA to issue clarification to medical examiners

| December 02, 2014

Medical examiners in FMCSA’s registry will soon be receiving a bulletin from the agency to clarify current federal rules — or lack thereof — regarding screening and testing drivers for sleep apnea.

Health-insurance exchange enrollment open through Feb. 15

| November 18, 2014

Now is the time those purchasing health insurance on the exchange to browse and/or enroll or update prior purchased plans. For the coming tax year, penalties for not carrying health insurance are roughly double those ...

Breast cancer awareness guide for – that’s right – men

| November 11, 2014

Lack of awareness is one contributing factor to late detection. A number of men don't think they can get breast cancer, and because of the rarity, there is unlikely to be any benefit in screening ...

Sleep apnea and conditional medical certification being fought on new fronts

| November 07, 2014

In an attempt to solve the problem of medical examiners' willingness to issue short-term conditional certifications — if any certification at all — pending results of a sleep study, NASTC has started offering both member ...

Do you use prescription meds to treat chronic pain?

| October 28, 2014

Is it really depression?

| October 21, 2014

The most important thing to remember about depression is that “it's not all in your head.” If you are having feelings of overpowering sadness that persist for long periods of time, get a tune-up and ...

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.

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