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Why We Need Vitamin D

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Not only is vitamin D important for the development, growth and maintenance of a healthy body, but recent research has shown that a deficiency in vitamin D is a major factor in the cause of several types of cancer, heart ... July 1st, 2011

Get A Hobby—ASAP

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Dear GAB, Do you have any advice for those of us who have spent their working lives focused solely on jobs and family? I’m hoping to retire within a few years which is great but, truth be told, I spent all ... July 1st, 2011

Handy Hardware Selects Averitt Express as Dedicated Contract Carriage Provider

Handy Hardware, a cooperative of independent hardware supply retailers headquartered in Houston, Texas, has selected Averitt Express to provide dedicated contract carriage services. May 3rd, 2011


The best way to make a million dollars in trucking is to start with two million. That is the standard answer most drivers give me when I ask them the same question you asked me. You are at ... May 1st, 2011

Major Fleets Integrate OnGuard Collision Safety System from Meritor WABCO

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Meritor WABCO’s latest safety innovations, OnGuard™ Collision Safety System and SmartTrac™ Stability Control System have been integrated into North America’s premier transportation fleets, including Walmart and US Xpress. May 1st, 2011

Looking Out for Cataracts

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Failing the vision portion of a DOT physical because of cataracts is a common reason drivers apply to the St. Christopher Fund. Cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens. The lens helps focus light or images on ... May 1st, 2011

Conflicted Feelings

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Dear Gab, Last month a touching story was reported in The Chicago Tribune about Kristine Casey, the 61 year old woman who acted as a surrogate for her daughter and son-in-law, successfully delivering her own grandson, Finnean. Kristine is ... May 1st, 2011


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[caption id="attachment_897" align="aligncenter" width="863" caption="The 2011 Ford F150 features more horsepower than previous models"][/caption] Between all of ... May 1st, 2011

An In-Depth Look At Hepatitis C

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In the last month alone, the St. Christopher Fund has received applications from 10 drivers with problems due to Hepatitis C. Therefore, we decided to take a look at this disease. April 1st, 2011

American Central Transport Honors 2010 Safety Stars; Names Driver of the Year

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(Liberty, MO) - American Central Transport, Inc. (ACT) has selected Edmund Bruce Gray as the 2010 Safety Star "Driver of the Year" and has also recognized 45 others who qualified as a Safety Star all four quarters of 2010. Eligibility ... March 22nd, 2011