Facts About Altitude Sickness: Acute Mountain Sickness, High Altitude Cerebral Edema, High Altitude Pulmonary Edema
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Facts About Altitude Sickness: Acute Mountain Sickness, High Altitude Cerebral Edema, High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

At what altitude does this happen? How do you treat and prevent these conditions? Are they deadly? What do divers need to know about the “No Fly” period? All of your questions will be answered. Continue reading

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Brazil Olympics 2016: Travel, Immunizations, and Taking Pets
Medical / Travel

Brazil Olympics 2016: Travel, Immunizations, and Taking Pets

Current recommendations for immunizations, dangers, hygiene, and pets when traveling to Brazil. The Brazilian hosted Olympics are growing nearer as are the dead-lines for several important issues. All routine vaccinations need to be up to date including tetanus. Tetanus vaccines should be renewed at least every 10 years. Booster shots are recommended after 5 years … Continue reading