TITLE

Career drivers target of health programs

AUTHOR(S)
Johnsen, Michael
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Drug Store News;4/23/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses aspects of health and wellness programs for professional drivers in the consumer packaged goods industry. He explains that long-haul drivers smoke tobacco and suffer from chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and sleep apnea which can be covered by health insurance. The author believes that community pharmacists and clinics can close the gap and provide appropriate health care to this population.
ACCESSION #
76116562

 

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