Broken Hearted: The Real Cost of Bad Health – Mile Markers Episode 3

In the 3rd episode of the Mile Markers Show, Mike and Derek take a closer look at health related issues truck drivers face, many of which are heart health related.  With February being America Heart Month, heart related medical issues are definitely a hot topic when it comes to overall truck driver health.  Listen as the hosts discuss ways to not only prevent heart related health issues, but also what you can do if you're facing medical bills as a result of complications such as cancer, heart disease or diabetes. 

Broken HeartIn this episode, Mike and Derek talk with a very special guest - Donna Kennedy from The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF).  This fund has a lot of initiatives going on to assist truck drivers and their families faced with medical bills related to healthcare costs.  Having raised over $348,000 in assisting over 711 families through the fund, Donna has the information you need if you're a truck driver with medical bills you're having trouble paying.  Be sure to listen to the podcast for all the details and visit for information on how to apply for assistance or donate to the SCF. 

After listening to this episode, you'll not only know what to do if you're faced with medical bills related to heart health or other conditions, you'll also learn some things to help you prevent these conditions in the first place. 

Also, be sure to check out our truck drivers exercise ideas and meal tips to help you get on the road to a healthier heart right away.

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