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NASTC head David Owen’s sleep apnea storyPodcast

| November 18, 2014

NASTC president David Owen is firm in his belief in a professional driver's ability to manage fatigue. And while he clearly knows the benefit of apnea treatment in those who suffer from it, Owen cites a fundamental disagreement with those who believe untreated apnea is public highway safety danger No. 1.

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 them in the general population for it with preventive mammograms or other tests.

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 add some vital nutrients or medications to your daily routine. Don't be afraid to talk about it.

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 as a driver health initiative.”

Time is of the essence when it comes to stroke

| August 12, 2014

With approximately 795,000 deaths a year attributed to it, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly 75 percent of all strokes occur in people over the age of 65, and the risk of having a stroke doubles each decade after age 55.

Eating my way South

| June 08, 2014

What happens after a night of boiled peanuts, hush puppies and crab legs drenched in butter -- when you're supposed to be on a weight-loss program...

A spare tire walks into a bar…

| May 14, 2014

George and Wendy take a trip to the beach for the first in a long time -- look in the mirror says, time to gear up for a weight-loss initiative; you can help their success, and your own!

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