Health tip: Ask about plans to exercise

| May 06, 2013

A study published in the Journal of Consumer Research found that when people were asked about their plans to exercise, they worked out 138 percent more than in previous weeks.

Stay aware of social isolation’s potential deleterious effects

| May 06, 2013

Someone who is socially isolated often feels lonely, but lonely people aren't always socially isolated. Recognizing physical warning signs of negative health effects is key to mitigating problems.

Big Rig Books hauls reads for the kids

| May 02, 2013

John C. Gervase founded the nonprofit to encourage literacy among underprivileged children.

Longhaul Survivor benefit truck raffle

| May 02, 2013

A yearlong raffle of this custom 2000 Peterbilt 379 begins at the 2013 Midwest Pride in Your Ride Truck/Tractor show in Earlville, Iowa.

A trucking-music blast from the past

| April 30, 2013

"Magic Lady" Genie Mack Brown of Prague, Okla., has reissued her 1980 trucking-music record, propelled by the 1979 independent truckers' shutdown, after which she also became an owner-operator.

Health tip: Keep your arteries healthy

| April 29, 2013

A high-potassium diet helps keep arteries healthy and may lower your risk of stroke.

Health tip: Go easy on yourself

| April 22, 2013

Don't beat yourself up for eating that piece of pizza or missing a few days at the gym.

Why confiscation is unlikely

| April 18, 2013

Overdrive's Wendy Parker: "Here is a very basic, bare bones answer to the question of what process is required to make a change in the Bill of Rights: It's not easy to do."

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