Archive for January 2015

Measles Outbreaks – Do we need to worry about it?

Measles transmission had been thought to be minimized in the United States though vaccination, but it is still common in many parts of the world, including Europe. Travelers who have not been vaccinated are at risk of getting the disease and spreading it to their friends and family members who may not be up-to-date with vaccinations. Because of this risk, all travelers should be up-to-date on their vaccinations, regardless of where they are going.

Be Prepared – Avoid the Flu

When you think of the flu – what do you think of? Fever, runny nose, coughing, a big box of tissues and mostly feeling completely miserable! It doesn’t have to be that way – you do have a way to quickly get some protection so that even if you “catch” something – maybe you are not as ill, and for a much shorter period of time.