Five Tips for Healthier Business Travel

Eliot C. Heher, MD Here are five tips to help make your business travel healthier. Slow the Pace Down. Traveling is stressful, even when everything goes smoothly. International travel can mean a struggle even with the simplest tasks like finding a restroom or making a phone call. Jet lag doesn’t help. Of course, business travel […]

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Eliminate Embarrassment this Holiday Season. by Frank Morosky

Mention flatulence or intestinal gas, and you’re bound to get a chuckle. But for more than 44 million Americans, it is a serious concern. The odor associated with excessive flatulence can be so embarrassing that it prevents people from traveling and enjoying normal social interactions. People like Jane Simoson, 39, can travel with confidence this […]

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Mad Cow Disease: Advice for Expatriates and Travelers

Eliot C. Heher, MD Many expatriates, travelers, and study abroad participants wonder about the safety of beef and other products derived from cattle. Will they get Mad Cow disease from eating a hamburger or steak? What is Mad Cow Disease? Mad Cow Disease is a somewhat mysterious disease of cattle that was first recognized in […]

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Understanding Healthcare in Your Host Country

Eliot C. Heher, MD Expatriates need working knowledge of the health insurance system and the hospitals in the host city and country, just as they have for their own home country and city. As an HTH Physician in Germany explains: “The health care system in the host country is absolutely mandatory to know in its […]

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