5 Ways To Prevent Measles Outbreaks

Because of rumors and misinformation that suggest vaccinations are unsafe, some parents have been choosing to exercise their right to deny vaccinations for their children. Since this generation’s parents of children didn’t experience for themselves what it was like when measles ran wild in the U.S., it’s understandable that they might not understand the full […]

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3 Tips To Avoiding Food-Born Illnesses

When traveling to a foreign country, one concern travelers have is food born illnesses. Different countries have different parasites that live in food and water, and travelers’ stomachs aren’t necessarily used to those different parasites. In this blog, find out about how to prevent contracting a food born illness. Travelers’ diarrhea, giardia, salmonella poisoning all […]

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4 Vaccine Preventable Diseases From Bugs & Animals

Part of the adventure of world travel is encountering new and exotic animals and bugs.  However, these new experiences are also what can put travelers at risk. In this blog, read about the vaccines you need to protect yourself against diseases you can get from bugs and animals. Whether you’re hiking through the jungle or […]

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Vaccinate And Stop The Comeback Of Preventable Diseases

Vaccinations have done a great job of preventing diseases in the U.S. However, the combination of unvaccinated people and the ease of which world travel occurs, some diseases are making a comeback. In this blog, read about the importance of vaccinating against preventable diseases. Measles was all but eradicated. Recently, however, we have seen a […]

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6 Reasons To Buy Travel Insurance

June is National Safety Month! If you’re traveling this summer, you’ll want to make sure you take all of the proper precautions. Some things aren’t preventable, no matter how hard you try. That’s why there’s travel insurance! In this blog, read about the 6 reasons travel insurance is needed in addition to your regular U.S. […]

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MERS Doesn’t Have A Vaccine: 5 Ways To Prevent It

Protecting yourself from vaccine preventable diseases seems like a no-brainer, but did you know that you’re likely protecting yourself from other diseases as well? Whether you’re a world traveler or not, it’s important to ensure you prevent infectious diseases if there is a vaccination available. In this blog, read about how vaccinating can increase your […]

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5 Things You Need To Know About Measles Outbreaks

There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about measles and the amount of outbreaks in the U.S. Most children and adults have received the measles vaccine, MMR. However, when there is no immunity present the highly contagious disease is easy to contract, especially when traveling overseas. In this blog, you will […]

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Are You Ready For World Cup 2014 In Brazil?

For die-hard soccer fans, this summer means one thing and one thing only: World Cup Soccer in Brazil! On June 12th, 2014, soccer fans from all around the world will gather in stands to cheer on their favorite team. June is fast approaching, so it’s time to start planning your trip to Brazil now. In […]

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3 Ways Yellow Fever Can Be Transmitted

During the summer, many churches and youth groups go on mission trips. Two popular mission areas are Africa and Central and South America. One thing those two different places have in common is the high risk of yellow fever. In this blog, read about how humans can transmit the disease. Yellow fever is a disease […]

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How You Benefit From Getting Vaccinated For Travel

As the school year wraps up and families start to make plans for summer, some students may be spending the summer studying or traveling abroad. You may be wondering how best to prepare your child to both be safe, but also have the trip of a lifetime. In this blog, read about the importance of […]

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