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POLL: How has Obamacare impacted your health insurance?

| February 25, 2014

Have you purchased insurance through the new exchanges? Was your old policy cancelled or is it still in force? Do you plan to continue to not purchase health insurance? What's your health-insurance strategy? Tel us ...

Nearly 100 pounds down already, driver turns to social media to spur weight-loss goal

Tara Bullock | February 21, 2014

“If you have time for Facebook, you have time to work out.” -- Such is the motto of driver Bettina Cameron's "Losing it" Facebook page, where she shares tips, inspiration and her own story of ...

UV light’s effects on skin shown in longtime driver’s face

| January 24, 2014

Truckers rank most likely to be obese in occupational survey

| January 21, 2014

Washington researchers have found obesity rates vary significantly by occupation, with truckers having the highest prevalence at 39 percent. Similar studies have found obesity rates among truckers even higher than that.

Study of truck driver health shows cluster of high-risk factors for chronic diseases

| January 17, 2014

A survey of nearly 1,700 long-haul truck drivers showed a "constellation of chronic disease risk factors" in long-haul drivers, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, physical inactivity and sleep duration.

Rolling Strong launches “Give Me Ten” driver health initiative

Overdrive Staff | January 09, 2014

Rolling Strong, a driver wellness program, announced it will offer a free weight loss initiative, “Give Me Ten,” during the month of January. Professional drivers who lose 10 pounds in January will receive a $10 gift ...

That ringing isn’t Christmas bells: Tinnitus symptoms, prevention

| December 18, 2013

Avoiding loud noises and wearing hearing protection when around them are among methods of preventing episodes of tinnitus.

TCA expanding, renaming weight loss contest

Overdrive Staff | December 12, 2013

After sponsoring three weight-loss challenges in the trucking industry the last three years — and more than 7,600 pounds lost — the Truckload Carriers Association has now added a 30-week maintenance component. Combined with the ...

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