Travel Medicine

Holiday Travel: Is Your First Aid Kit Ready?

Holiday Travel: Is Your First Aid Kit Ready?

Another holiday season is rapidly approaching, and most of you made flight and hotel reservations months ago — but have you spent equal efforts preparing for good health on your hard earned holiday? Each holiday season I see a massive [...]

Do-It-Yourself Travel Kits: Is Yours Ready?

Summer is just starting, and many of us are planning for long vacations. I often hear sad stories from patients who had their vacations ruined from diarrhea or other illnesses, so I think it’s important for travellers to bring along [...]

Traveling? Don't Forget Malaria Pills

Traveling? Don't Forget Malaria Pills

We are in the middle of the summer travel season, and many expats are travelling to southern and tropical countries near China. Many of those areas have mosquitoes that can transmit malaria, a nasty parasite that can make people very [...]

Website of the week: CDC Travel Page

http://www.cdc.gov/travel It’s the height of summer and everyone is in the middle of their traveling. I get many visits from patients asking about travel issues like, “do I need malaria pills for ___ place?” or “which vaccines do I need [...]