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Pack the Right Footwear for Summer Vacations

Pack the Right Footwear for Summer Vacations

Latest Travel Health News SATURDAY, June 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When packing for your summer vacation, be sure to include the right footwear, a podiatrist advises. “The type of vacation you go on will determine the type of shoe you need,” Dr. Ronald Lepow, an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine’s department of […]

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Health Tip: Travel-Related Ills May Surface After You Return

Health Tip: Travel-Related Ills May Surface After You Return

(HealthDay News) — Just because you’ve returned home from a trip abroad doesn’t mean you can’t get sick, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Latest Travel Health News Here are the agency’s suggestions for what to do when you get back home: Visit your doctor if you are not feeling well after a […]

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8 Tips to Keep Your Cool When a Natural Disaster Strikes

8 Tips to Keep Your Cool When a Natural Disaster Strikes

Medical Author: Sietske N. Heyn, PhDMedical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Traveling can be very stressful, especially, when you visit a foreign country. The last thing you need is for a volcano with an unpronounceable name to put your life on hold. But this is exactly what many people all over the world have to […]

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Smart Steps for Safer International Travel

Smart Steps for Safer International Travel

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Travel Health News TUESDAY, June 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Experiencing other cultures, visiting world landmarks and tasting foreign cuisines are just some of the pleasures of international travel. But for a safer trip, take these steps before you leave home. Check the U.S. State Department website for any travel […]

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Do You Need Vaccinations Before Traveling Abroad?

Do You Need Vaccinations Before Traveling Abroad?

When to visit the vaccination clinic Travelers to other countries often face health issues they wouldn’t ordinarily experience at home. To minimize your risks of becoming seriously ill when traveling abroad, you should find out in advance whether any specific immunizations may be recommended for travel to the region of the world you’ll be visiting. […]

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Health Tip: Controlling Altitude-Related Ear Pain

Health Tip: Controlling Altitude-Related Ear Pain

(HealthDay News) — Ear pain while flying is most often caused by changes in air pressure that cause the ear’s Eustachian tubes to compensate by opening wider or narrowing. Latest Travel Health News The American Academy of Otolaryngology suggests how to deal with ear pain caused by changes in altitude: Consult with your doctor on […]

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When Is a Sick Fellow Flier a Health Risk to You?

When Is a Sick Fellow Flier a Health Risk to You?

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Travel Health News MONDAY, March 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you worry about catching a nasty infection when you fly, a new study suggests your risk boils down to exactly how close you are to that sick passenger. A row in front, a row in back, a couple of […]

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Timely Tips for Sick-Free Travel

Timely Tips for Sick-Free Travel

Latest Travel Health News THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If traveling is in your near future, there are a number of things you can do to keep from getting sick and spoiling your trip. “We are having a bad cold and flu season, so it is really important to remember to practice good […]

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Pack Wisely for a Healthy Trip

Pack Wisely for a Healthy Trip

By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter Latest Travel Health News FRIDAY, Dec. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Buying new clothes for an upcoming holiday trip may top your to-do list, but packing the right medications can mean addressing health needs with ease rather than scrambling to find an all-night drugstore in a strange city. Prescription medications are […]

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Tips for Healthy, Happy Travels

Tips for Healthy, Happy Travels

By Julie DavisHealthDay Reporter Latest Travel Health News TUESDAY, Dec. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Buying new clothes for an upcoming holiday trip may top your to-do list, but packing the right medications can mean addressing health needs with ease rather than scrambling to find an all-night drugstore in a strange city. Prescription medications are […]