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Drop-Side Cribs About To Be Dropped

Tucking your sleepy little one into his crib brings a sigh of relief to most parents.  Here he will be quiet, safe and sound.  Not necessarily so, say the Consumer Product Safety Commission and members...

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GeoSentinel: Global Illness Surveillance

International health organizations are using new tools and technology to keep travelers and those who stay home free of illness. As all travelers know, the World...

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Selecting A Travel Medicine Clinic

The discipline of travel medicine involves specialists in infections, environments, tropical diseases and more to help diagnose illnesses abroad or at home. Planning an exotic family adventure...

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Packing A Travel Safety Kit

Traveling parents can rest more easily knowing they are prepared for almost anything, in the event something happens to themselves, their children or their destination. With terrorism, mysterious...

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Is Grandma’s House Safe?

Here are some tips for making sure that your parent's home is child proof.Many parents pack up their young children and head off to grandma and grandpa’s house for vacations or the holidays....

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Water Safety

Follow a pro as she guides parents from water play to the first swim lesson, to water safety, and finally, to the current fashion trends in aquanaut gear. The desire to see, feel or hear water...

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Traveler’s Thrombosis

This report from an international panel of travel medicine specialists looks at Deep Vein Thrombosis and how to prevent it. A press conference on the hot topic of "Economy Class Syndrome" was...

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Smooth Sailing Without Seasickness

Feeling Sick at Sea? FTF's Doc Holiday has tips on how to prevent it, and if that's not possible, how to make it go away quickly so you can enjoy your sea cruise. Onboard, at last!...

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Immunizations – Don’t Leave Home Without Them

Doc Holiday on recommended immunizations, which regions are likely to require them, and where to get the shots you need.If you think immunizations are just for children, think again. As...

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How To Avoid Back Pain

A pain specialist offers travel tips for flying and/or sitting for long period of time without any back pain. Most people cringe at the thought of flying:  long lines, invasive security checks,...

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