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Truckers Health

The truck driving industry is overwhelmingly unhealthy to it’s participants.  A study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveals, “More than half of long-haul truck drivers reported having two or more of these health conditions or unhealthy behaviors: high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, limited physical activity, high cholesterol, or fewer than 6 hours of sleep. These factors increase the chance of developing preventable, long-lasting diseases.”  With this knowledge, HTAA routinely reviews and post news articles related to Truckers health in an effort to better inform you.

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What to do if you test positive for Covid-19 now

By Katia Hetter, CNN (CNN)–Covid-19 infections are on the rise, with most US states reporting an increase in cases. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the highly contagious BA.2.1.21 subvariant of Omicron is now the dominant strain of coronavirus nationwide. Two years into the pandemic, many aren’t sure what to do

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Diabetes-Friendly Meal Plan for High Blood Pressure

Emily Lachtrupp, M.S., RD Reviewed by Dietitian Victoria Seaver, M.S., RD – If you’re one of the 37 million people in the United States with type 2 diabetes, you’ve likely been told to keep an eye on both your blood sugars and your heart health. But why? As it turns out, people with type 2

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Can COVID-19 Cause Insomnia and Other Sleep Problems?

There’s still much to learn about COVID-19 and its long-term effects on people who contract it. For about 80% of people who have a mild reaction to Coronavirus, their symptoms go away in about two weeks. Others who have more serious cases need between three and six weeks to recover. One important area of study

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What triggers severe COVID? Infected immune cells hold clues

Published by: Smriti Mallapaty Immune cells infected with SARS-CoV-2 can trigger a massive inflammatory response that contributes to severe COVID-19, suggest two papers — one published today in Nature, and a preprint posted online on 1 April. Since the early days of the pandemic, research has suggested that inflammation leads to significant respiratory distress and

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COVID-19 Treatments: What You Need to Know

By Tanya Feke, MD Medically reviewed by Geetika Gupta, MD The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has evolved into a pandemic that has infected millions of people worldwide. Scientists and researchers are actively working to find treatments for the disease, and, ideally, find a way to prevent infection in the first place. There are hundreds of clinical

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Is Diabetes Genetic?

By Barbie Cervoni MS, RD, CDCES, CDN Medically reviewed by Do-Eun Lee, MD If you or someone in your family has developed diabetes, you might be wondering if it is genetic. There are different types of diabetes, all of which have specific risk factors contributing to the cause. If you have a mother, father, brother,

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An Overview of Sleep Apnea Devices

There are few sleep apnea devices in the market that can result in its management and treatment. By Laura Dorwart and Medically reviewed by Sanja Jelic, MD– Sleep apnea is a medical condition that causes intermittent breathing interruptions during sleep. The most common type is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Untreated sleep apnea can lead to

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