Top 5 Ways to Protect Mental Health While on the Road

As more and more Americans engage in international travel, it’s worth considering the ways in which the stresses of traveling can impact mental health. Taking a trip to a new place is an exciting opportunity to experience a different culture and expand one’s perspective, but it can also be … Read more about Top 5 Ways to Protect Mental Health While on the Road

Spread of Remote Diseases to Major Cities

While adventure travelers to sub-Saharan Africa have known for years about the intricacies of malaria prophylaxis or sleeping with a mosquito net, travelers to more tame locations now need to prepare for some of those same diseases.  An increasing number of mosquito-borne illnesses common in … Read more about Spread of Remote Diseases to Major Cities

Bird Flu Continues to Ravage Parts of China

China is currently battling the largest outbreak of bird flu with “the greatest potential to cause a pandemic.”  Since its discovery in China in March 2013, avian influenza A (H7N9) has demonstrated an ability to mutate quickly. With these rapid changes, the virus has grown more lethal to … Read more about Bird Flu Continues to Ravage Parts of China