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Health Tip: Make Traveling Easier on Your Pet

Health Tip: Make Traveling Easier on Your Pet

(HealthDay News) — Taking your dog or cat on a flight may be no cakewalk, depending on the differing requirements of the airlines and various destinations. Latest Travel Health News That’s why it’s best to research these things before you leave, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To reduce travel-related stress for […]

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Typhoid Fever

Typhoid Fever

What is typhoid fever? What is the history of typhoid fever? Typhoid fever is an acute infectious illness associated with fever that is most often caused by the Salmonella typhi bacteria. Salmonella paratyphi, a related bacterium that usually leads to a less severe illness, can also cause typhoid fever. The feces of human carriers of […]

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Heading to Europe This Summer? Get Your Measles Shot

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Travel Health News MONDAY, June 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As Europe deals with its biggest measles outbreaks since the 1990s, U.S. health officials are urging travelers to be up-to-date on vaccination. In 2018, European countries reported more than 83,500 measles cases, including 74 deaths, according to the World Health […]

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When Fido Comes Along on Your Vacation

When Fido Comes Along on Your Vacation

Latest Travel Health News MONDAY, June 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Summertime is vacation time, and plenty of people bring their pets along on their adventure, so one expert offers tips on how to make the trip fun for all. “Before attempting a car ride, acclimate your pet to the harness or crate,” said Kit […]

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Health Tip: Food Safety for Travelers

Health Tip: Food Safety for Travelers

(HealthDay News) — Foodborne illness is often preventable, yet millions of people become sick from this, says the World Health Organization. Latest Travel Health News The organization’s “Five Keys to Safer Food” are: Wash your hands before handling/consuming food. Separate raw and cooked food. Cook food thoroughly. Keep food below 5C or above 60C. Avoid […]

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Health Tip: Prevent Travelers’ Diarrhea

Health Tip: Prevent Travelers’ Diarrhea

(HealthDay News) — A vacation or business trip to a developing country can lead to a nasty case of travelers’ diarrhea — if you’re not careful. Latest Travel Health News The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases offers this advice on what to avoid during travel to developing nations: Drinking tap […]

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Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

REFERENCES: Ahmad, Nisar, et al. “Dengue Fever Treatment With Carica papaya Leaves Extracts.” Asian Pac J Trop Biomed 1.4 Aug. 2011: 330-333. Anwar, Sarah. “First Dengue Vaccine Approved By WHO After Twenty Years of Clinical Studies.” ContagionLive.com. Apr. 19, 2016. <http://www.contagionlive.com/news/first-dengue-vaccine-is-approved-by-who-after-twenty-years-of-clinical-studies?utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=Contagion+Live&utm_campaign=Contagion_Live_Trending_2_4-19-16>. Canada. Public Health Agency of Canada. “Dengue Fever: Global Update.” June 3, 2011. <http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/thn-csv/dengue-eng.php>. […]

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Health Tip: Traveling by Air

Health Tip: Traveling by Air

(HealthDay News) — Crowded airports and planes can seem daunting to parents travelling with small children, especially when the unpredictability of air travel is factored in. Latest Travel Health News The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests how to make air travel less stressful: Get to the airport early, especially when traveling with a younger child […]