Misc. Travel Health News

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11/22/2017
11/20/2017
11/20/2017
11/7/2017
11/1/2017
10/25/2017
Health Tip: Drive Safely in Fog

When visibility is greatly reduced

10/17/2017
10/4/2017
Antibody Injections in Pregnancy Might Shield Fetus From Zika

But experimental treatment only tested in monkeys so far, researchers say

9/12/2017
Health Tip: Stay Safe on the Road

For starters, always wear a seatbelt

9/7/2017
8/24/2017
Health Tip: Combat Jet Lag

What to do when crossing time zones

8/18/2017
Dentist Roots Out Clues to Doomed Arctic Expedition

Researcher says Addison's disease might have led to deaths of 1840s Franklin crew

8/14/2017
8/4/2017
Health Tip: Feeling Sick After a Trip?

See your doctor if you have these symptoms

8/3/2017
Health Tip: Supervise Kids Near Cars

And help prevent an accident

7/31/2017
Stress of Flying Doesn't Dim Abilities of Search-and-Rescue Dogs

Though their bodies reacted, their performance wasn't affected, study showed

7/20/2017
Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC

15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

7/19/2017
How Princess Diana's Death Saved French Lives

France tightened road rules after she died in 1997 car crash -- a lesson the U.S. might learn from, researcher says

6/24/2017
Surf's Up! How to Plan for a Safe Beach Vacation

Pack sun protection and any medications you need, FDA says

6/22/2017
Legalized Pot May Lead to More Traffic Crashes

But auto accident deaths aren't on the rise in states where recreational pot is allowed, researchers say

6/19/2017
How to Beat Jet Lag This Summer Vacation

Sleep specialist offers these tips to help speed the reset

6/15/2017
Mission to Mars Would Double Astronauts' Cancer Risk

Deep space travel exposes cells to radiation and heavy ions, researchers say

6/14/2017
Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room?

Survey finds they're a major worry for U.S. travelers, but many can't identify the annoying pests

6/14/2017
Nighttime Airport Noise May Raise Heart Risks

More research needed to confirm that exposure to aircraft noise is the cause of health issues

6/14/2017
Bed bugs and Travel

Could you identify a bed bug in a lineup of insects?

6/13/2017
6/13/2017
5/20/2017
How Not to Nod Off Behind the Wheel

Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher says

5/15/2017
Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today

5/9/2017
Health Tip: Driving an Unfamiliar Route

Prepare before you start out

5/5/2017
4/24/2017
Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs

Study finds it leads to more hospitalizations than other travel-related illnesses

4/19/2017
4/11/2017
1 in 3 Teens With Autism Licensed to Drive, Study Finds

Pediatricians suggest discussing adolescent's capabilities with doctor first

3/31/2017
Researchers Take Aim at Insecticide-Resistant Bedbugs

New fungal-based pesticide might knock out insects that survive current chemicals

3/31/2017
Health Tip: Watch for Illness After Vacation

The CDC suggests these precautions

3/16/2017
Health Tip: Stay Focused on the Highway

How to help prevent an accident

3/7/2017
City Tax on Cars Cut Pollution, Kids' Asthma Risk

Traffic measure in Sweden reduced rates of wheezing disease by 50 percent, researchers report

2/18/2017
Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

2/17/2017
For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead

Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

2/10/2017
Space Reshapes Astronauts' Brains: Study

The longer the mission, the greater the changes, scans suggest

2/5/2017
Dressing Baby for a Safe Winter Drive

Avoid bulky clothing, American Academy of Pediatrics says

1/23/2017
Jet Lag a Drag on Pro Baseball Players

Study found traveling across time zones linked to poorer pitching, slower running

1/4/2017
Ready Your Home for Winter's Wrath

Steps include insulating water lines that run along exterior walls, experts advise

1/3/2017
12/28/2016
Don't Let Germs Spoil Your Holiday Getaway

Good hygiene and disinfectant wipes will help keep illness at bay, germ expert says

12/22/2016
Celebrate the Holidays, But Not While Drinking and Driving

Coffee won't help a tipsy person sober up, traffic safety experts warn

12/21/2016
Don't Forget Child Safety When Traveling for the Holidays

Nearly 1 in 7 parents of toddlers don't bring a car seat for travel rides, poll finds

12/19/2016
Health Tip: Prepare for Travel With Diabetes

Plan for possible emergencies

12/18/2016
If You're Dashing Through the Snow to a Holiday Gathering…

Red Cross offers tips for getting to your destination safely