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Tips for a Safe, Enjoyable Holiday Trip for Families with Disabilities

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The holiday season is filled with travel as many families drive or fly to spend time with loved ones, but traveling with a disability can create unique challenges for some families.

Dec 1, 2017 - 2:32:32 PM

Travel
Vacation Planning Simplified: Making Your Dollar Go Farther

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Beach or mountains? Domestic or international? Deciding where to take a vacation can seem a daunting task—but it doesn’t have to be.

Sep 18, 2017 - 11:42:42 AM

Travel
Visiting Hawaii Or Puerto Rico? Bring Back Memories, Not Invasive Species

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Considering a trip to Hawaii or Puerto Rico? These exotic destinations offer adventure and beauty without the headache of passports, immunizations or foreign currency.

Jul 27, 2017 - 12:33:14 PM

Travel
Happier and Healthier Travels!

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Searching for a clinically effective, comfy and stylish solution to soothe your legs and feet on those long-haul flights?

Jul 20, 2017 - 8:14:59 AM

Travel
Fueling Up for the Road-trip Season

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - While flying is the quicker travel option, there’s something really special about the old-school alternative:

Jun 20, 2017 - 2:47:20 PM

Travel
Summer Vacation Specials Offered at New Life Hiking Spa in Vermont

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A pioneer in wellness tourism, New Life Hiking Spa® has been hosting healthful retreats in the Green Mountains of Vermont for four decades.

Jun 20, 2017 - 8:46:45 AM

Travel
Updated CDC Travel Health Book Now Online

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CDC’s 2018 Yellow Book, the definitive guide for healthy international travel, is now available for free online and for order in hard copy.

Jun 12, 2017 - 4:20:50 PM

Travel
Travel Insurance Coverage for Memorial Day Travel Delays

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST. PETERSBURG FL May 26, 2017 — Each year, about 20% of travelers are delayed en route to their Memorial Day vacation

May 26, 2017 - 7:50:36 AM

Travel
Manchester Concert Bombing: Travel Insurance Coverage for Terrorism Explained

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST. PETERSBURG FL
May 23, 2017 — Monday’s bombing at the Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom killed more than 20 people and injured at least 50 others.

May 23, 2017 - 1:09:48 PM

Travel
More than 400 People May Be Killed in Car Crashes During Memorial Day Weekend

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ITASCA, Ill.
, May 18, 2017 -- National Safety Council estimates indicate that 409 people may be killed on the roads during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday period....

May 18, 2017 - 12:28:01 PM

Travel
AAA Projects One Million More Travelers This Memorial Day Holiday; Highest Level Since 2005

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - AAA says that 39.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Memorial Day holiday, which is one million more than last year.

May 18, 2017 - 9:00:21 AM

Travel
10 Tips On Traveling Away From School

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) is quoted in numerous graduation speeches, “Oh, the places you’ll go.” Most graduates discover, however, that the first place they go is away from school.

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:22:48 AM

Travel
5 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Park Week

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON
– Ring in spring with a visit to a national park during National Park Week, April 15 through 23.

Mar 23, 2017 - 4:23:03 PM

Travel
A Fairy Tale Come True—Stay In A Castle

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you or your kids have been dreaming about living like princes and princesses—at least for a while....

Feb 13, 2017 - 2:10:36 PM

Travel
Travel Ban Is Revealing—but Does Not Threaten American Medicine

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A 90-day ban on travel from seven countries has sparked tremendous outpourings of “worry” or outright opposition by some 33 medical organizations.


Feb 9, 2017 - 12:04:07 PM

Travel
Get Travel Insurance for Looming Winter Storm

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST PETERSBURG FL
December 12, 2016 — As more travelers take flight during the holiday season, the impact of delays and cancellations increases.

Dec 12, 2016 - 4:36:48 PM

Travel
1 in 4 Americans Had Vacation Interrupted by ER Visit

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Orlando, Fla. - If you’ve ever had to seek medical attention for an illness or an injury during a vacation, you’re not alone.

Dec 7, 2016 - 1:32:23 PM

Travel
48.7 Million Americans to Travel this Thanksgiving

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - OMAHA, NE, (Nov. 15, 2016) – AAA projects that 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving

Nov 15, 2016 - 10:58:26 AM

Travel
Winter Travel to Warmer Destinations and the Zika Virus

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Attention snowbirds, holiday travelers and people who just aren’t ready to ditch their flip flops!

Nov 8, 2016 - 1:19:59 PM

Travel
Thanksgiving Travel: Insurance Will Not Cover Security Delays

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST. PETERSBURG, FL November 2, 2016 — A record number of travelers are expected to fly this Thanksgiving, which means security lines will be at their longest.

Nov 2, 2016 - 12:24:51 PM

Travel
A Healthy Travel Diet

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - I travel a lot for work - I'm frequently in the airport at least 30 times a year and hit almost every major US city.

Oct 7, 2016 - 4:03:07 PM

Travel
CDC adds Antigua and Barbuda and Turks and Caicos Islands (U.K.) to Interim Travel Guidance Related to Zika Virus

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CDC is working with other public health officials to monitor for ongoing Zika virus‎ transmission. Today, CDC posted a Zika virus travel notice for Antigua and Barbuda as well as Turks and Caicos Islands (U.K.).

Aug 3, 2016 - 1:41:51 PM

Travel
Zika Virus Advisory Not Enough to Cancel Your Trip

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Unfortunately, a CDC advisory is generally not a covered reason to cancel a trip on standard travel insurance policies.

Aug 3, 2016 - 1:17:36 PM

Travel
Nice Attack: Key Travel Insurance Information

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 15, 2016 - The recent attack in Nice, France has revived concerns about safe travel to Europe.

Jul 15, 2016 - 12:05:48 PM

Travel
Independence Day Travel Numbers Will Break Records

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - OMAHA, NE (June 27, 2016) - AAA projects nearly 43 million Americans will travel this Independence Day weekend. This represents the highest Fourth of July travel volume on record and a half million more travelers than last year.

Jun 27, 2016 - 1:20:23 PM

Travel
Travel Truths: Germ Facts Every Traveler Should Know

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LOS ANGELES, Calif. - (June 27, 2016) - Traveling is a big part of the way we live. Whether doing it for business or pleasure, we spend a lot of time each year traveling.

Jun 27, 2016 - 10:39:40 AM

Travel
Terrorism’s Impact on Travel

(HealthNewsDigest.com)-ST. PETERSBURG, FL June 24, 2016 - The threat of terrorism is not preventing Americans from traveling, but it is prompting travelers to take more precautions.

Jun 24, 2016 - 7:13:20 AM

Travel
5 Ways To Improve Your Next Road Trip

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Before you answer the call of the open road, help ensure that your trip is hassle-free by preparing your vehicle so it’s ready to log those long miles. Consider the following:

Jun 8, 2016 - 11:19:50 AM

Travel
Summer Driving Season Begins with Gas at 11-Year Lows

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The 2016 summer driving season is officially underway.  Although the national average of $2.32 a gallon is the lowest gas price for this time of year in more than a decade....

Jun 2, 2016 - 1:35:03 PM

Travel
5 Tips For Your Best Road Trip Yet

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The thrill of summer beckons-days are longer, skies are clearer and spirits are higher.

Jun 2, 2016 - 11:45:45 AM

Travel
6 Hottest Summer Travel Accessories

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LOS ANGELES, California - (April 13, 2016) - With summer just around the corner, many people are already making their travel plans.

Apr 13, 2016 - 11:28:20 AM

Travel
Zika Threat Has Attendees Exploring Travel Insurance Options
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST PETERSBURG, FL March 7, 2016 - The Zika virus is causing concern among travelers with plans to attend the 2016 Olympics in Brazil this summer.
Mar 7, 2016 - 1:54:24 PM

Travel
The Impact of the Zika Virus on Travel

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PLYMOUTH, Minn., Feb. 8, 2016 -- Today, Travel Leaders Group released detailed findings from a special survey of its agents conducted last week to gauge the impact of the Zika virus on vacation travel.

Feb 8, 2016 - 4:44:08 PM

Travel
CDC Adds 4 Destinations to Interim Travel Guidance Related to Zika Virus

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CDC is working with other public health officials to monitor for ongoing Zika virus‎ transmission.

Feb 1, 2016 - 4:51:20 PM

Travel
How to Avoid Airport Germs While Traveling

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LOS ANGELES, CA - (January 20, 2016) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are 1 billion people who travel by commercial aircraft in the world each year.

Jan 20, 2016 - 11:33:30 AM

Travel
5 Healthy Travel Trends for the New Year

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - VERO BEACH, Fla. - (January 4, 2016) - The New Year is a time when people announce resolutions and work to create new habits. However, out of the 45 percent of the population that is estimated to make them, only around 8 percent actually achieve them.

Jan 4, 2016 - 10:40:06 AM

Travel
Holiday Travel Tips Everyone Should Know

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LOS ANGELES, CA - (December 7, 2015) - According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the holiday season surrounding Christmas and New Year's Day tends to be one of the busiest times of the year for traveling.

Dec 7, 2015 - 2:36:52 PM

Travel
In-Flight Medical Emergencies: What Doctors and Travelers Must Know

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 24, 2015 - A medical emergency that strikes in mid-air is a scary prospect for any traveler, but it presents a particularly complex situation for physicians and other healthcare providers.

Sep 24, 2015 - 8:56:17 AM

Travel
Health Risks With Traveling

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - With the August heat upon us and Labor Day quickly approaching, many people like to plan one last getaway before the seasons change.

Aug 12, 2015 - 12:52:19 PM

Travel
Trips to Greece - Travel Insurance May Not Bailout Travelers

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 9, 2015 - The tourism industry is feeling the impact of Greece's economic crisis as travelers reconsider visiting the popular destination.

Jul 9, 2015 - 3:05:26 PM

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