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Health And Wellness Programs

St. Christopher Fund offers health and wellness programs to assist drivers in getting and staying healthy while living the trucking lifestyle.  These programs include a diabetes prevention program, Rigs without Cigs-a tobacco cessation program, and FREE flu, pneumonia, and shingles vaccines for uninsured drivers.  We also include health and wellness articles from SCF staff and guest contributors.

Love Your Heart – Don’t Be a Statistic

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 Health Month. The Centers for Disease Control states that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with one in four...

Surprising Causes of Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration

Surprising Causes of Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration

It’s been said that the eyes are the window to the soul. We depend on our eyes probably more than any other sense. In fact, the average person perceives approximately 80% of their impressions through their eyes. The months of January and February are dedicated to eye...

Can I Really Get Breast Cancer? It’s Not Just for Women.

Can I Really Get Breast Cancer? It’s Not Just for Women.

You’ve probably seen the pink ribbons, T-shirts, and other paraphernalia while shopping in fuel stops and big box stores, but if you didn’t already know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 281,000...

Are You Taking Care of the Largest Organ in Your Body?

Are You Taking Care of the Largest Organ in Your Body?

Can you guess what the largest organ in the body is? It’s the skin! The skin, as an organ, includes our hair and nails. Here’s my question of the day: Are we taking care of the outside of our bodies as well as we take care of the inside?  Maybe an even better question...