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Trucker Health

Heart Attacks-They Don’t Just Happen to Men

At St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund every month, we work with truck drivers that have experienced the devastating effects of a heart attack. While the majority of the drivers are men, we have also talked with women who have had a heart attack.  One day a driver is...

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My Journey to Healthy Living

Truck driving is a tough job; you either love it or you do something else. The long hours, the lack of sleep, and the lack of exercise all contributed to my health problems.     by Ron Morton . I have no one to blame but myself. I made poor choices and ate all the...

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Excessive Thirst And Diabetes

  By John McElligott, MD Question: I am incredibly thirsty all the time. I drink plenty of water, coffee, juice and bottled iced tea, but just can’t seem to get enough. Is something wrong with me? There are a number of reasons for being so thirsty, but my main...

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Yes, You Can Cook In A Truck

By Kari Fisher, Missing Driver Alert Network Truck cooking can be easy and creative and is a much healthier option to the fast food options offered at truck stops. If you have no inverter installed in your truck, a small 400 watt 12 volt installation will operate a 2...

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GRIEF IN THE TRUCK

Grief in the Trucking Industry By Buck Black, Trucker Therapy Unfortunately, there has been a lot of death in the trucking industry. The value of a truck can always be covered by a company like One Sure Insurance, but the life of a trucker is much more sacred and...

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Healthy Eating Advice for Semi-Truck Drivers

 It may seem impossible to eat healthy when you are driving across the country, but luckily it isn't. There are truck drivers all over who are able to maintain a healthy diet while hauling loads on the open road. Many have found simple ways to incorporate wholesome...

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17 WAYS TO EXERCISE WITH THE TRUCK

I think that everyone knows that trucking is a difficult job, drivers have to be away from home for long periods of time, make sure everything on their truck is in perfect condition and look for the best semi truck insurance for their truck. It is a hard job that...

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Free Flu Shot Vouchers for CDL Holders

It's not too late to get your flu shot! Thanks to donations from the St. Christopher Fund, XPO Logistics (formerly Con-way), OOIDA and The Little Clinics (TLC), we are able to offer vouchers for free flu shots.  There are 2 vouchers: one that drivers can use at...

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Free Dental Care

UNC School of Dentistry Free Clinic Dates Summer, 2015 May 6, 2015 May 20, 2015 June 10, 2015 June 17, 2015 July 1, 2015 UNC School of Dentistry, Ground Floor Tarrson Hall 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599...

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