Category Archives: Travel Medicine

ONE Tip for a Successful Family Vacation

Lower your expectations! That’s it.  I never went on a family vacation as a kid, not one. Maybe this is why I used to expect my kids to be so overwhelmed with appreciation on a trip, they would be perfect … Continue reading

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Salmonella Food Poisoning

I mentioned last week that I was going to do “Weird Things Your Kids Do and when you should worry” this week. I will start tomorrow. I spent the weekend trying to ignore my kids. I will have to pay … Continue reading

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Prayer and your health

I don’t know if it was divine intervention that kept us alive on Saturday but I also don’t know that it wasn’t.  At noon, I tore myself away from the azure waters of Turks and Caicos, dreading the hassle of … Continue reading

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Take a shot – Travel abroad

There are good shots and there are bad shots.  Good shots are the type that get the party started and often, get my party ended.  They are the reason I can’t look at a bottle of Southern Comfort without getting … Continue reading

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Have Germs, Will Travel

We have all had the experience of sitting next to someone on the subway, in a movie theater or at a meeting whose phlegmy, hacking cough makes us change our seats and speed dial our doctor for some prophylaxis.  While … Continue reading

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