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Trucker Health

The Importance of WATER

The Five Essentials to Sustain Life: Water, Air, Food, Sleep, Shelter   We, as humans, need five essentials to sustain our lives. They are water, air, food, sleep, and shelter. Without just one of these essentials, the body will die. Some are more crucial than others...

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The Importance of Positive Mental Health

Did you know that 1 in 5 people in the United States experiences an issue with mental health each year, according to the National Alliance of Mental Illness. Yes, you read that correctly--1 in 5! An issue with mental health is one that affects a person’s thoughts,...

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Time for a Colonoscopy? To Go or Not to Go…

During this time of stress and fear that our country is encountering, the last thing on many minds is preventative health maintenance. While this is understandable, our personal health is something to be cherished. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month....

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Love Your Heart-Don’t Be a Statistic

February is widely known to be the month that we celebrate Valentine’s Day but, more importantly, it is also National Heart Disease Awareness Month. The Centers for Disease Control states that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with one...

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Diabetes on the Road

1: Plan your meals - Most poor diet choices are made due to lack of planning. Meal planning really applies to anyone living with or without diabetes. Most poor diet choices are made due to lack of planning. Creating a routine with meals and having a general idea of...

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Summer Heat Creates Health Risks for Truckers

The cab of your truck is probably pretty cool and comfy when you have the key on. The 2018 Land Line Reader Survey says 56 percent of respondents do not yet use an alternative to idling. So, while heat stress is a rare issue when the truck is running, there is clear...

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What is “Rhabdo”? Bet You Can’t Guess!

This may be the first time you have ever heard the term, Rhabdo.  You may be asking yourself, "What is it? Can I get it? Is it contagious?" In this article, written for Landline,  Dr. John McElligott tells us all about "Rhabdo".  Take a few minutes and get your...

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The Voice of Cancer

Guest blog contributor, Carolyn O'byrne, shares her thoughts on oral cancer causes and ways to prevent it! Read all about it--- The Voice of Cancer.    

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No Shortage of Stress in Trucking

Truckers provide a very important service to all of us. If you've got it, a trucker brought it, as they say. Truckers often like to take much pride in what they do, which is why, when a trucker invests in a new trailer such as the Boydstun 9107-46 QL car, you probably...

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National Nutrition Month – How’s Your Health?

March is National Nutrition Month. What's the big deal? Why would there be a month dedicated to this? Nutrition equals health. We all want to be healthy, and we all want quality of life. Truckers obviously don't have the most active job because we just sit down all...

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This One’s For The Girls – Cervical Health

The cervix is an organ that we only think about when something goes wrong with it! It is the passage between the vagina and the uterus. Among other things, it's also a barrier that keeps vaginal bacteria out of the uterus itself and it holds the baby in when a woman...

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