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Travel Tips: Staying Healthy

Staying healthy while traveling is a fairly simple task to accomplish. A few precautionary steps to take prior to departure and a few common sense tips to follow while traveling are the only requirements needed. Health Tips Prior To Departure Visit your physician at least six weeks prior to departure. Some vaccinations may require the passage of a few weeks ...

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IVF Pregnancy & Air Travel – The Rock Star Treatment

I have it on good authority, from one of the IVF Goddess site members, that there is one distinct advantage to combining air travel with IVF. Apparently when carrying all the necessary paraphernalia you get VIP treatment, bordering on that of a rock star with his/her instruments, as you get individually searched and waved through before the madding crowds. And ...

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Important Information on Wilderness First Aid Kits

Camping times mean heading in the wilderness with your family and having some fun. To make sure that you will have a safer trip, bring with you wilderness first aid kits. It should contain the necessary supplies that you will need in the woods. Chances are you will not really use this kit but its better be prepared. Not only ...

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Type 2 Diabetes – Diabetics And Infections

Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by high blood sugar which affects many systems in the body, one of which is the immune system. This means people with diabetes are more prone to infections because high blood sugar levels weaken the immune system. Some diabetes-related health issues like diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) and decreased blood flow to the ...

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10 Reasons Why People Travel

When people decide to leave the comforts of their home and venture to other locations there is usually a reason behind it. Whether the cause to travel was a last minute whimsy or had an actual purpose, it makes one think about all of the reasons why people travel. Reflect on the last time you left your location and ventured ...

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The Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

When asked to think of a tropical setting, many people think about palm trees, sandy beaches, pina coladas, fresh coconut milk sipped straight from the coconut, and of course, happy islanders. The tree of life in tropical settings has always been the coconut tree, which provided food, drink and fuel to islanders for thousands of years. It was a necessary ...

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Ensure Payment for Your Vaccine Services

While it is true that some of the CPT codes used to report vaccinations are to be deleted, they can be billed through December 31, 2012. They will be deleted only in 2013, the AMA ensures. If a payer is denying claims for codes 90718 (Tetanus and diphtheria toxoids adsorbed when administered to individuals 7 years or older, for intramuscular ...

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Executive Protection – A Checklist For Agents

Prior to each executive protection assignment agents should run through a checklist to ensure adequate protective coverage for for their principals. The following checklist will help you gain a depth of understanding on the upcoming assignment and help you identify your security requirements. The security atmosphere in your zone of operation has been assessed and you know the greatest actual ...

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How To Get Rid of Intestinal Parasites Naturally

Infections with human intestinal parasites represent one of the most common health problems of our days, and they are usually accompanied by symptoms such as anemia, constipation, bloating, digestive disorders and skin rashes. Many people completely refuse to take the issue seriously, not wanting to believe they suffer from such an uncomfortable and embarrassing health condition. However, there is little ...

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