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Travel Health – Schistosomiasis

The schistosomes or blood flukes are parasites that have been around since antiquity. It was described in writings in the Gynacological Papyrus of Kahun from 1900 BC. Calcified ova have been found in Egyptian mummies from 1250 BC. In other words, schistosomes can be associated with great civilizations of the …

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Travel Health – Amebiasis

This parasitic cause of traveler’s diarrhea is found basically worldwide; however tends to be more common in the tropics and in areas with questionable sanitation and poor nutrition. In Africa, Asia and Central and South America is where the majority of illness and deaths tend to occur. According to the …

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Important Travel Health Tips To Keep In Mind

While going to different places, is always a fun experience, traveling can also be tiring and stressful at times, especially when there are cases of lost baggage, delayed flights, or accidents along the way. The nature of traveling can sometimes take a toll on a person’s health, weakening his/her immune …

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Travel Healthy

We’ve discussed health and travel before, but if you’re going to travel healthy, there are some things we can add…. and there are some things that bear repeating! We’ve said that you should be healthy when you leave on your trip. A last minute cold aside, you don’t want to …

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Travel Health – Leishmaniasis

There are dozens of countries in the old world and the new where you could get this disfiguring and potentially fatal disease. However in the past 2 decades most of the press has been on soldiers returning from the Middle East with this disease. Leishmaniasis is not a single disease, …

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Woman’s Travel World

As a woman, it is quite a rare opportunity to get to see and enjoy the world in our own way. There are very few travel opportunities when we drop our worries and responsibilities down and wear the new aura of being ourselves. It is our time that allows us …

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Foreign Travel Health Tips

With just 36 hours to circle the world by air, a time well below the incubation period of most diseases can be contracted in many countries around the world. Year after year, more and more people who undertake international travel, even in developing countries that were just beaten goals: reducing …

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