According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, respiratory illnesses, including the flu, and gastrointestinal illnesses are the root of most cruise ship outbreaks. Officials say anyone planning to take a cruise should visit a health care provider before leaving port to find out what vaccines are right for them.
Before you and your family hit the road, brush up on some precautions you should take to stay healthy.
ADC Travel Clinic nurse, Danielle Fryer, shared her advice for those planning a trip over the upcoming spring break and summer travel seasons.
One of the most common discomforts travelers experience while away from home is caused by a lack of knowledge about proper food and drink precautions.
You don’t have to be at the peak of Mount Everest for altitude sickness to strike. In fact, symptoms may occur at any altitude above 7,000 feet.
One of the most humbling experiences of travel is suddenly turning green and sweaty, becoming nauseated and developing an uncontrollable urge to throw up. It’s caused when too many conflicting signals reach the brain from the inner ear and the eyes.
Traveling this summer? ADC’s Travel Clinic has some advice.
Jet lag happens when we quickly cross three or more time zones. Your body and mind is then trying to adjust to the new day/night cycle.
The result can be profound fatigue, disorientation, sleep disturbances and lack of concentration.