Flu And Airplanes

Flu And Airplanes

FLU AND AIRPLANES If you travel during flu season, you may have heard someone coughing or sneezing on your flight and figured you’re doomed. Relax: the same precautions you take on land are effective in the air. It’s true that flu is spread through infected droplets...
Traveling With Meds

Traveling With Meds

TRAVELING WITH MEDS When we travel, it’s normal to prepare by making sure we have enough of our needed medications. These could include over-the-counter aids such as acetaminophen (Tylenol) and diphenhydramine (Benadryl) or prescription medications for particular...
Business Trips

Business Trips

BUSINESS TRIPS How often do you travel for business? If you answered six or more nights per month, consider trying to reduce the amount of time you spend away from home. Business trips are often portrayed as glamorous and fun, but they come with significant health...
MMR Vaccination

MMR Vaccination

MMR VACCINATION When you were little you probably got your MMR vaccine and never thought about it again, especially if you grew up in the United States where these illnesses have been largely eradicated. MMR stands for measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles) and...