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Traveling with HIV Disease

Patients with HIV disease who travel abroad may encounter some unique risks. Some pre-travel vaccinations may be inappropriate for HIV positive travelers. The risk of acquiring infections abroad may be higher. Some countries also have discriminatory policies towards HIV positive...More »

Those Legs Were Made for Walking

Anyone who has worn a cast for an extended period of time knows that the body needs to move to stay healthy. Unused muscles atrophy. Joints stiffen. Immobilization can also lead to blood clots, or Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), which can be a problem for travelers. In pl...More »

Preparing for a Healthy Overseas Assignment

Of the many goals that expatriates, accompanying family members, and employers have for an international assignment, none is more important than having a safe and healthy experience both abroad and upon repatriation. As with any business objective, the key is careful preparation,...More »

Jet Lag: New Approaches to an Old Problem

Although the ease of international travel has increased, jet lag remains a common problem. A study by The Upjohn Company reported that 94% of long-haul travelers experience it, while another survey found that 9 out of 10 flight attendants complain of jet lag, despite their famili...More »