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What Can You Do About the Flu in the 2018-2019 Winter Travel Months?

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They’re Back! Those nasty flu germs that make us sick in the winter are here again, making us dive between the blankets with fevers and chills. If you plan on traveling in the winter months, it’s good to know what’s

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Flying with Nut Allergies: the risks and new accommodations

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Nut allergies are serious, life-threatening medical conditions. People who have serious nut allergies have to anticipate exposure everywhere they go. Airplanes are places where they have to be particularly careful due to close quarters and the high volume of people

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The #1 Way People Get Sick on Vacation

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Planning for a trip or vacation requires a lot of preparation. One thing most of us don’t think about is getting sick on vacation. Traveling can also be extremely stressful, even though the destination is hopefully relaxing. Germs hide in

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Stay Updated on Recent Outbreaks and Travel Warnings

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Are you traveling this summer? Are you aware of the most recent outbreaks and diseases to look out for? Remember the Zika scare a couple of years ago? Infected mosquitoes reached all the way to the southern US states. Pregnant

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How to Keep Altitude Sickness at Bay While Traveling

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Has Altitude Sickness Ever Happened to You? Don’t let altitude sickness ruin your trip. Does this sound familiar?  Despite a good night sleep you wake up with no energy the next day, and climbing a few stairs feels like trudging

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Winter Travel: Tips for Staying Healthy

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Stay Healthy During Winter Travel Winter travel can be a great escape from cold, harsh weather. There are also so many great outdoor winter activities to participate in like skiing, ice skating, hiking, snow shoeing, ice fishing, sledding, snowmobiling, and

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The Plague is Still a Thing: Where is it spreading and who is infected?

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People are Still Getting the Plague According to an article in The Telegraph and the World Health Organization (WHO), an outbreak of the plague on Madagascar has infected more than 2,000 people, claiming 195 lives.  The WHO warns that it

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Biggest Reasons People Get Sick on Vacation (and what to do about it)

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Have you ever been sick on vacation? It’s the ultimate drag. You’ve planned for months. You’ve been looking forward to enjoying your time off. You’ve saved your money and put in extra time at work so you could leave. You

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What if this happens to you while traveling?

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Have you ever been injured while traveling? We hope it wasn’t too serious, but if you required medical attention and you were more than 150 miles away from home, did you quickly find out your insurance didn’t work quite the

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Stay Healthy While Traveling

Stay Healthy While Traveling

Travel Health Tips How do you stay healthy while traveling? You can’t prevent every possible illness while traveling, but there a few easy things you can do to keep you and your family healthy so you can enjoy your vacation.

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