Travel Health

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  • 8 Common Travel Illnesses (and How to Avoid Them)>>

    Traveling is all fun and games until you or your loved ones contract an unpleasant bug. Learn what’s putting you at risk and how you can protect yourself before you jet off.>>

  • 7 Ways to Conquer Your Fear of Flying>>

    Do you have aviaphobia? If the thought of boarding a plane makes you feel anxious, breathless and dizzy, you’re not alone. Millions of people each year cancel travel plans due to fear of flying. Don’t let being scared keep you grounded. Follow these 7 tips to help you conquer your in-flight fright. >>

  • Is Travel Insurance Worth It?>>

    How buying insurance can save you big bucks abroad.>>

  • Getting Vaccinated Before Your Vacation: Why You Should Do It>>

    Planning a vacation to an exotic locale? Don’t forget to think about health precautions before you go. Read on to find out why getting vaccinated is something you should add to your pre-vacation checklist.>>

  • Tips for Happy, Healthy Travel>>

    Vacations are supposed to calm you down, but it's easy to get sick and stressed amid all the hubbub of traveling. Don't let this happen to you! Read these articles for information on staying healthy and safe on the go, getting along with your travel partner, avoiding air travel illness, beating jet lag, and much more.>>

  • 10 Air Travel Health Tips>>

    When travelling by plane, there is always the risk of getting sick due to airborne illnesses or other ailments that can leave you feeling fatigued. Make air travel a healthier and more enjoyable experience by taking these health precautions during, as well as prior to, your flight. Bon voyage!>>

  • 8 Tips for Flying with Diabetes>>

    Security checks, long lines and luggage restrictions have taken the fun out of flying and made it more of a chore than the great adventure it used to be. Here’s how to stay on course with your diabetes and have a safe flight so you'll be ready to go when the fun starts. >>

  • Have a Healthy Holiday>>

    When many of us take a vacation we seek to relax. We spend long, lazy days on a beach chair and socialize the night away with fancy cocktails, and indulgent desserts. Too often, we return home drowsier, heavier and flabbier than we’ve been since, well, our last vacation, with no memorable events to recall. Here’s how to break that pattern, and turn your next getaway into a memorable, rejuvenating experience.>>

  • Side-Step Sick Airplane Syndrome>>

    "Sick building syndrome" has taken to the skies. Research is showing that the same volatile organic compounds, other toxins, and allergens that accumulate in airtight buildings and cause health problems can build up in the cabins of jet planes.>>

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