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Air travel is exciting – you’re soaring through the air, thousands of miles above the land heading to a faraway place to eat, laugh, learn, experience new things and have fun. On the other hand, air travel is also linked getting sick—one surefire way to test your immune system is to step foot on a plane. Airplanes, like any other…

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The fact that we can hop on a plane and fly to virtually any destination in the world is pretty amazing—but that doesn’t mean airplanes don’t have their setbacks. Flying can take a big toll on our physical well-being, sometimes causing travelers to get sick by the time they get to their destination. Not a pleasant side effect. Although many…

I noted with pleasure a recent post by Virginia Heffernanthat reveals her yearning for the ability to catch a sound nap on board a plane. After all, a refreshing nap has plenty of positive health benefits. Unfortunately, there are lots of physical obstacles—cramped quarters, aisle traffic, public address announcements, turbulence—not to mention the cognitive strain of reconciling the banal proceedings…

Deciding how to get to your vacation destination?  Here are some recent newslinks to help make your decision work for you: Planes Outsmart the Airlines to Get Precious Inches in Coach Trains How to Travel Safely by Train in Europe Automobiles Really? You Cannot Get Sunburned Through a Car Window?

Most of our links this week focus on getting you to and from your destination safely.  However, if your New Year's resolution involves traveling to an unlikely destination, check out the last link. Four Ways to avoid getting sick during the holiday season -  Find out why we get sick around the holidays and how to avoid it.  6 places germs breed in a plane…

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