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Buying Over-the-Counter Remedies Abroad

A guide to popular medications available abroad without a prescription.

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Global Infectious Diseases Update

From SARS to swine flu: Checking the status of recent outbreaks around the world.

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How to Avoid Montezuma’s Revenge

When the local fare is too much for your digestive system.

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Traffic Safety Abroad

We may worry more about parasites or contaminated water, but traffic collisions pose a much greater risk to travelers.

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Treating Lingering Symptoms

Bradley Connor, M.D., discusses which lingering symptoms to take seriously.

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Exploring California's Northern Coast

It’s the way it was...and the way it still is. Departures finds beauty, bliss, purple sand, and good vibrations along the old Hippie...

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Most Luxurious New Cruises

A fleet of just-christened ships, a new wave of savvy itineraries, and a choice of nine different pillows at sea? This is not your grandma’s...

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A Brief History of Travel Medicine

How the field developed and why it’s important to consult a specialist.

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Essential Travel Vaccinations

Who’s at risk and which shots to get when.

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Departures' Guide to Healthy Travel

From insurance and inoculations to packing smart to dealing with ailments abroad, an essential guide to protecting your health away from home.