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Inspiration and Resources for Healthy Living On and Off the Road
“The only real value that
we bring to any other human being on this planet is our ability to make
some of their stress go away.”
To provide road warriors and all travelers with information, resources, and inspiration to ease the stress and strain of life on the road and encourage healthier life choices
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JET LAG AND IMMUNIZATIONS
For many, travel health is
equated with preventive efforts or remedies for maladies. But learning
how to stay healthy, fit, and balanced in body, mind, and spirit is as
important as knowing when not to drink the water and how to avoid
Knowledge is power. In healthcare on or off the ground, it’s an essential element in making informed choices and in protecting ourselves from unnecessary pain and worse.
BROKEN LINKS, ERRORS, ETC.
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Information is compiled from medical and scientific journals and related professional publications, which have vetted the research data that they present. Additional information resources include medical and other professionals that I have interviewed.
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BEFORE YOU FLY:
Always check the TSA's latest information
and, if needed,
ROAD-READY TRAVEL-HEALTH ARTICLES
>> If you're a typical road warrior, you've probably racked up injuries along with miles: Cuts, bruises, strains, and sprains from close encounters with "aggressive" luggage and various airplanes, rental cars, and hotels. And that may be only the minor stuff.
To minimize the inconvenience of such common mishaps and reduce the risk of complications, medical professionals advise carrying (in your luggage and in the car) a personal medical/first-aid kit—on every trip—for prompt treatment.
Here's a comprehensive review of what you need to pack to minimize mishaps and injuries and reduce the risk of complications.
City Dharma: Keeping Your Cool in the
Chaos by Arthur Jeon
Find a spa, resort, or healing retreat:
What you need to know about sudden and serious cardiac emergencies on the go.
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ALERTS & OUTBREAKS
> Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Center
Click here for more sites to help you prep for a trip, stay well on the go, and find medical help on the road.
> Travel Health Online (Shoreland)
FIND A TRAVEL-MEDICINE PHYSICIAN AND/OR CLINIC
> ISTM (Intl. Society of Travel Medicine)
INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL AID
EMERGENCY MEDICAL EVACUATION
FOOD & DRUG
SAFETY ALERTS & RECALLS
AVIAN FLU &
>WHO Avian (Bird) Flu Site: > WebMD FAQs
WEST NILE VIRUS
>How to avoid mosquito bites & infection
> Check activity by geographic location
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