GATS – Last Day!

Today, Saturday, is the last day of the Great America Truck Show in Dallas, Texas. Several members of the Preferred Health Group team are here and it is filled with information, attendees and exhibitors. We are in booth 22166 so come by and say Hi if you get the opportunity. It is good to see clients we haven’t seen in […]

FMCSA Issues Of Concern

There are many issues that the FMCSA is dealing with right now concerning driver safety and health. The new regulations and the continued enforcement of existing rules and regulations are designed to help insure a safer roadway. One of the hottest issues on the table are the new medical forms that are to be used […]

New Regulations Concerning Driver’s Health And Sleep Apnea

Drivers need to be prepared for the new regulations that are designed to enhance efforts to minimize cases of obstructive sleep apnea and other health issues for the trucking industry.  Regulators have already released preliminary information basically putting the industry on notice that they want the drivers to get in shape and get healthy.  Due to […]

Research Study Confirms The Efficacy Of OSA Home Testing

No longer are drivers with sleep apnea forced to spend the night in a sleep clinic away from home or off the road. The results of a new study show that diagnosing and treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can now be performed in the comfort of your own home or in your sleeper compartment while […]

Great America Truck Show!!

This week, several members of the Preferred Health Group team are at the Great America Truck Show, GATS,  in Dallas, Texas. GATS is the nation’s second-largest trucking trade show and offers a wide variety of industry exhibitors and informational sessions. Some of the events and happenings that are held in conjunction with GATS are the Pride and Polish Truck […]

Put Your Sleep Problems To Rest

Along with regular exercise and a healthful diet, sleep is a key component of good health.  Suffering from a lack of adequate sleep can lead to serious illness and injury, depression, problems concentrating, and significant fatigue.  Insomnia literally means no sleep.  According the National Sleep Foundation, insomnia refers to the inability to get the amount […]

Physicals and Immunizations

Back-to-school check-ups provide a unique opportunity to monitor your child’s health and development from year to year.  Components of physicals vary according to age, but may include height and weight measurement; blood pressure check; hearing and vision testing; developmental assessment; and physical examination.  These appointments are an appropriate time to discuss any questions you may […]

Caring for Children and Aging Parents

Today, many adults find themselves caught between meeting the demands of parenting children and teenagers and tending to aging or sick parents.  This group of adults is commonly referred to as “the sandwich generation”.  Currently in the United States, 44 percent of adults between 45 and 55 years of age have children under 21 and […]

What Happens During a Heart Attack?

Heart attack- medically referred to as myocardial infarction (MI), occurs when the blood supply to part of the heart muscle is drastically decreased or stopped.  This generally happens when a coronary artery, an artery that delivers blood to the heart, becomes obstructed.  Obstruction is frequently caused by atherosclerosis, the buildup of fatty deposits called plaque […]