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What the Carnival Cruise Quarantine Means for International Travelers
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What the Carnival Cruise Quarantine Means for International Travelers

Last week, a woman who handled specimens from Thomas Eric Duncan—the first man to die of Ebola in the United States—was quarantined on board the Carnival Magic in the Caribbean. I reported for CBS… Read More…

Would A Travel Ban Contain the Spread of Ebola?
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Would A Travel Ban Contain the Spread of Ebola?

On Thursday, Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was questioned at a Congressional hearing about screening protocols for airline passengers who are entering the… Read More…

5 U.S. Airports to Begin Ebola Screening
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5 U.S. Airports to Begin Ebola Screening

After the death of Thomas Duncan, the first Ebola casualty on American soil, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security Customs & Border… Read More…

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Travel Tip: How to Avoid Mosquito Bites Safely

No matter which tropical destination you’re visiting, there’s probably one thing they all have in common: mosquitoes. Here’s how to avoid mosquito bites—the safe way. Depending on where you travel,… Read More…

15 Ways to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season
Fall / Winter / Cold & Flu Season / Health & Fitness

15 Ways to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

October marks the beginning of cold and flu season, and with concerns growing over the Ebola outbreak, it’s especially important to take the necessary precautions to stay healthy. Sometimes traveling… Read More…

Raising Awareness: 3 People Traveling by Foot for a Cause
Health & Fitness / Pop Culture Travel

Raising Awareness: 3 People Traveling by Foot for a Cause

It’s hard to believe that just a few hundred years ago, the only way to cross the United States was by foot. Before planes, buses, cars, or even railroads, horse-drawn… Read More…

Travel Tip: How To Travel With Your Allergies
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Travel Tip: How To Travel With Your Allergies

Anyone who suffers from  allergies knows the pain of travel—traces of smoke, dust, even down pillows in a hotel bed can set you off. But things are getting easier. Crystal… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Fight Breast Cancer While Traveling
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Travel Tip: How You Can Fight Breast Cancer While Traveling

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there are ways you can put your travel dollars toward a good cause. Hard Rock Hotels have breast cancer awareness programs all month… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Craziest Things Hotels Will Lend You
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Travel Tip: The Craziest Things Hotels Will Lend You

Hotels will do a lot to compete for your business, and in some cases, they’ll come out with some serious  freebies. The JW Marriott in San Antonio has teamed up… Read More…

What Travelers Need to Know About the Ebola Virus Outbreak
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What Travelers Need to Know About the Ebola Virus Outbreak

On September 20, Peter Greenberg sat down with Arnie Weissmann, Editor-in-Chief of Travel Weekly, to discuss the recent Ebola Virus Outbreak–and how it will affect travelers. “A number of airlines… Read More…

The Ebola Virus: What You Need to Know
Travel News / Health & Fitness

The Ebola Virus: What You Need to Know

On Sunday, a man who had recently traveled to West Africa checked into the emergency room at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City with Ebola-like symptoms. He is currently… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Preventive Care Helps You Save
Travel Tips / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: How Preventive Care Helps You Save

So many of us take decent care of ourselves at home—diet, vitamins, going to the doctor, etc. But when we travel, good habits and preventive care tend to take a… Read More…

Diseases Travelers Can Catch in Popular Destinations
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Diseases Travelers Can Catch in Popular Destinations

When you’re traveling, it’s important to stay healthy. Sometimes it’s as simple as watching out for heat-related illnesses or getting the right vaccinations. Since summer is the biggest travel season, the New… Read More…

Why You Need To Go On Vacation
Health & Fitness

Why You Need To Go On Vacation

Hopefully you’re planning a summer vacation, but it might surprise you to learn that the U.S. is the only country in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Medical Help at the Airport
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Travel Tip: How You Can Get Medical Help at the Airport

It’s one thing to get sick when you travel, but what if you need medical help before you even get on a flight? In some cases, the airport is exactly… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Protect Yourself With Food Allergy Resources
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Travel Tip: How to Protect Yourself With Food Allergy Resources

It can be tricky to navigate travel with a food allergy—especially if others aren’t so educated about how to accommodate your needs. Here are some helpful resources. What makes allergies… Read More…

Know What to Pack In Your First Aid Kit
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Know What to Pack In Your First Aid Kit

When packing, you may accidentally skip over a basic first aid kit, especially when traveling within the U.S. But even destinations like Hawaii need some smart planning. It’s important to… Read More…

Travel Tip: Avoid These Hidden Outdoor Dangers
Travel Tips / Health & Fitness

Travel Tip: Avoid These Hidden Outdoor Dangers

Whether you’re camping, glamping, or just going for an afternoon hike, there are hidden outdoor dangers you need to be aware of. Summer is tick season, and it only takes… Read More…

Travel Tip: Avoid Deadly Heat-Related Illness
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Travel Tip: Avoid Deadly Heat-Related Illness

It doesn’t take long for the sun to knock you out or cause a serious heat-related illness. Just a few hours in a theme park or sightseeing is all it… Read More…