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Study: Truckers With Three Or More Medical Conditions Are More Likely To Crash

Study: Truckers With Three Or More Medical Conditions Are More Likely To Crash

A new study suggests that for commercial truck drivers, having three or more medical conditions is linked to a significantly… Read more »


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Feds: Truck Driver In Double Fatality Crash Hid Diabetes Diagnosis

Feds: Truck Driver In Double Fatality Crash Hid Diabetes Diagnosis

Federal investigators say that a box truck driver involved in a crash that killed two on the Maine Turnpike concealed… Read more »


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Study: Too Much Or Too Little Sleep Increases Diabetes Risks For Men

Study: Too Much Or Too Little Sleep Increases Diabetes Risks For Men

A recent study by European researchers found that men who sleep too much or too little are at increased risk… Read more »


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Weird Things That Can Change Your Body Odor

Five Weird Things That Can Change Your Body Odor

No matter how much you shower, when you’re stuck by yourself in a truck for days or weeks at a… Read more »


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Sneaky Signs Of Diabetes

6 Sneaky Signs That You Might Be Developing Diabetes

One of the scariest things about diabetes is that it can really sneak up on you — especially if you’re… Read more »


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Soda Harms Heart Health

Study: Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Hurt Your Heart

A new study from Harvard gives truck drivers a new reason to avoid sugary sodas and energy drinks — they… Read more »


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Health

Free Health Screening, Mammograms To Be Offered At Great American Trucking Show

If you’re planning to attend the Great American Trucking Show, stop by the Landstar Fit for the Road Health Pavilion for a free, comprehensive health screening.


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Healthy Fats Help Fight Diabetes

Healthy Fats Help Fight Diabetes

Cut out the bad fats and replace with good fats. Recipe included!


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Stop Diabetes

Three Things You Can Do To Prevent Diabetes

Start taking care of your health now. If you treat your body right now, you won’t have to treat it with medications later.


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Best Fast Food Options

Healthy Habits for a Longer Truck Driving Career

Newer health regulations are tougher to maintain. What can it mean for you?


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Eating Healthy on the Road

Eating Healthy on the Road with Fruits and Vegetables

Do you know how many servings of fresh veggies and fruit you should eat a day? Better still, do you know how to get them?


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Nutrition and Trucker Health

Trucker Health: Subway Building Momentum in 2012

After so many years of requests by professional truckers for better healthy food option, it looks as though some chains are meeting the challenge.


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Dying to lose weight

Dying to Lose Weight– How Far is too Far?

A diet, new in the U.S., that costs $1,500 is sweeping the nation. Frantic brides-to-be, who are wanting to lose those last few stubborn pounds, are flocking in herds to sign up. The diet is extreme. How far would you go to lose a few pounds?


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Trucker Obesity Epidemic

My Fitness Pal App is a Dieter’s Best Friend

Whether you want to lose 5 or 50 pounds, the My Fitness Pal mobile app is ready to help you lose the weight.


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Weight Loss Tips for Truckers

Weight Loss Advice From a Trucker

From one trucker to another, real world weight loss advice.


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Danger

A Chemical You Ingest Each Day May Be Making You Fat

A chemical that you come into contact with daily, may be making you fat.


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Health Lawsuit Celadon Trucking

Lawsuit Claims Bias Against Disabled Drivers

A new lawsuit claims Celadon violated American’s With Disabilities Act and Discriminated Against Would-Be Drivers. The answer may not be that simple.


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Eating Healthy on the Road Trucker

Tricky Health Foods Truckers Should Avoid

Just because something is marketed as “Healthy” doesn’t mean it’s actually so. Find out what foods even fool the experts.


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TCA Safety Professional 2012

TCA Offers Incentives for Truckers to Lose Weight

Truckload Carriers Association is putting their money where their mouth is regarding obesity and truck driver health. Find out just how much.


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Health

Trucker Health Is Focus of 2012 TCA Convention

The TCA is stating that truck driver health is the single most important issue in the transportation industry. What are they doing about it?


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Trucker Obesity Epidemic

4th Annual Healthy Trucking Summit Scheduled in Atlanta

The Healthy Trucking Association of America invites transportation industry leaders to their informative gathering in Atlanta on April 24 – 26.


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Pajamas in Public Illegal

The War On Saggy Pajamas Intensifies

One Louisiana lawmaker has had enough of public pajama display. He says he’ll create a ban on wearing them outside the home. We are not kidding.


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Weight Loss For Truck Drivers

Trucker Loses It Behind the Wheel

Trucker John Drury lost a friend to obesity, but he’s now more determined than ever to lose the weight and live healthy.


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Fitness for Truckers

Flying J Truck Stops Debut “Rolling Strong” Gym Locations

Flying J Truck Stops are helping truck drivers battle weight gain and health issues by opening fitness facilities at select locations in just a few weeks.


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Truck Driver Health Habits

Healthy Habits Through Homophily

A new study in the journal Science concludes that when it comes to developing and keeping up with healthy habits, finding a friend or two who want to build them with you is the best thing. Why?


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Truckers Drink Too Much Soda

Truck Stop Soda Fountain Facts

Health issues due to metabolic conditions are on the rise in the trucking industry. Are diet drinks and sugary sodas directly to blame? The conclusion may surprise you…


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