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How to Keep Norovirus from Wrecking Your Vacation

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Norovirus, also known as “that stomach bug that goes around every winter,” is not something you want to deal with at all, especially on vacation.   Symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, cramps and headaches are bad enough when you’re in

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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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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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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 Most Common Injuries While Traveling

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Do you think about injuries while traveling? When you get ready for a big trip, whether it is for business or vacation, a lot of planning is involved. Most of us don’t plan for injuries while traveling, or even think

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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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Zika Virus Updates and Travel Alerts for March 2017

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Air Ambulance Card is committed to provide our readers with up-to-date travel information and alerts, including information about the Zika Virus. Please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for more information. The following information was provided by the

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Self-Care Vacations

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We’ve all heard the saying that we need to take care of ourselves in order to take care of our loved ones. It really is true. But you need to do it for yourself as well. Self-Care Vacations: Relaxing and

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Paid Vacation Days Around the World

Do you get paid vacation days? If you do, you are extremely luck. Did you know that the United States is the only advanced country that does not require employers to provide paid vacation days? Other countries often have more

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