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GOT GATS?

If you weren’t planning on attending the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Tx. in August, maybe you should reconsider. The Landstar Health & Wellness Pavilion at GATS will be bigger and better this year with many new free health screenings being offered.

Here is a list of the FREE screenings that will be offered this year:

Height, Weight, BMI and Blood Pressure testing                  Prostate Exams                             Blood Sugar Testing                                                                     Hemoglobin A1C Testing
Kidney Function Analysis                                                           Nutrition Screening
Chiropractor (Exams and evaluations)                                    Diabetes Education
Eye Acuity and Color Blindness Testing                                  DOT Physical Exams for $59
Sleep Apnea Screening                                                                Pulse/Ox Screening
Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive (4th year)
Blood Drive (9th year)

Even more additional screenings are being explored for possible addition to the offerings. Stay tuned for more info. Hope to see you there!

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It’s That Time of Year Again

For the fourth year in a row Onramp to Health is bringing a mobile mammogram unit to the Landstar Health & Wellness Pavilion at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Tx.
This years’ show will be held from August 23-25, 2018 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center (formerly Dallas Convention Center).
Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Texas will  be providing their mobile mammogram unit on all 3 days of the show.
Donations can be made through our GoFundme page at:

https://www.gofundme.com/gats-mammogram-fundraiser-2018

For those wishing to donate directly to a 501(c) charity for tax purposes and receive a receipt you can do so by making out a check to “Truckers United for Charities” and write the word “mammograms” in the memo section. Then mail the check to :

Rene Guenther
Truckers United for Charities
1960 Atlantic Ave.
Kingman,AZ 86401

As always we thank you for your support.

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Onramp to Health Would Like To Thank the Following People For Their Donations to the Mobile Mammogram Unit Fundraiser 2017:

Idella Hansen (three times)                           Deb and Del LaBree (twice)
Jon Osburn                                                        Les Willis (Godspeed Expediters)
Judith Byerly                                                     Ellen Voie
Cindy Kaps  (twice)                                          Mary “Candy” Bass
Leslie Allison-Seei                                            Lee Brau
Pat Hockaday

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What Will It Take To End Cancer?

The American Cancer Society has put together a six part series on what they think it will take to end cancer.
Click the links below to view the series:

Part 1- Defining the End of Cancer
Part 2- Chasing Down Cancer’s Source
Part 3- Evolution and Future of Cancer Treatments
Part 4- The Technology changing Cancer Care
Part 5- The Truth About Cancer Prevention
Part 6- Getting to the End of Cancer

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What’s Your Food Personality?

Take the Food Personality Quiz and find out    Food Personality

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Are You Making Healthy Choices?

Take our Healthy Choices quiz and find out    QUIZ

Quiz Answers    ANSWERS

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Health Article

Surveys show that more than 1 in every 3 Americans is now considered obese. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) more than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) are obese. Approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese. To see obesity trends by state click here Obesity Trends.

Our Home page will feature a link to health related articles relating to this health epidemic and many other health subjects. For more health related articles please visit our
Health Articles page.

What Dehydration Does To Your Body

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                                                FUN FACTS

Coca-Cola would be green if coloring weren’t added to it.

Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them;
A fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.

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A special thanks to Amy McKnight at the MacSpa in Denver, Colorado for her efforts in setting up the framework for this site. I also want to thank her for her creative input and especially for her patience in teaching this old man how to build his first website.

 

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