August 5, 2019

Regardless of where you travel it’s a good idea to carry a travel health kit with supplies you may need to manage any preexisting medical conditions, prevent illness or injury, or treat any minor health problems that occur. With a little planning it is easy to put toge...

May 21, 2019

U.S. reported measles cases by year. source: https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html

From January 1 through May 10 2019 the US has reported 839 cases of measles from 23 states (including Arizona).  This is the largest number reported since 1994, despite the yea...

December 17, 2018

       Motion sickness happens when the body has an unpleasant physiologic response to motion.  The motion can be by ship, boat, air travel, car, train, or even virtual reality. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, sweating, excessive salivation, increased sensitivity to...

October 16, 2018

When traveling any number of situations may arise that require medical attention.  From a minor infection or illness, to a major injury, or even the worsening of a preexisting chronic condition.  It is wise to consider prior to travel how you might access healthcare sh...

April 17, 2018

Jet lag occurs when a person travels across several time zones and their internal body clock or circadian rhythms don’t match the new time zone.  If you are traveling for vacation, jet lag can be an inconvenience making it difficult to enjoy the first several days of y...

January 29, 2018

       Traveling for long distances in cramped seating is not only uncomfortable; it could affect your health. People who travel on long plane rides may be at increased risk for the development of blood clots due to long periods of limited mobility.  When you stay in o...

December 12, 2017

Insects have the potential to make you sick.  They can spread diseases such as Dengue Fever, Malaria, Chinkugunya, Zika, Yellow Fever, Lyme’s disease, West Nile Virus, and others.  But just because this potential exists, it should not prevent anyone from exploring the...

October 18, 2017

Influenza, or the flu, is a contagious respiratory viral illness that causes cough, sore throat, runny nose, muscle aches, fever, fatigue etc. While most people with flu are only sick for a few days or a week, the flu can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia...

September 7, 2017

You may be unaware that many health insurance companies do not cover emergency medical care outside of the United States.  Depending on your destination and travel plans, purchasing an insurance policy to cover you while abroad may be a wise move.  There are many insur...

August 16, 2017

Zika is a hot topic in international travel.  Most people who have Zika have absolutely no symptoms, and can pass the virus to others without knowing it.  A person with Zika can be bit by a mosquito, which could then bite another person and pass the virus to them.  Zik...

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