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April 30, 2014
The Yellow Book published by the CDC

Before you travel overseas, check out the CDC travel website at http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/ for updated travel health bulletins and information specific to your destination country. The CDC recommends that you schedule a visit with... Read More

April 30, 2014
The Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, site of the Finals for World Cup 2014. Photograph: Felipe Dana/AP

The Gold and Silver medals won during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics will soon be a fading memory as athletes and spectators shift their focus across the Pacific to Brazil, the site of The FIFA World Cup™ championships.... Read More

September 30, 2013
Female Anopheles mosquito

One day when my daughter was young she asked me, “Papa, why did God make mosquitoes?” I do remember not having a very good answer for her.

The biologist may reply with something about mosquito larvae being an important part of the wetlands ecosystem; but most people including myself,... Read More

September 15, 2013
Traveling with medications

We all know about the TSA’s 3-1-1 rule; Liquids and gels less than 3.4 oz (100 ml), clearly visible in 1 quart size zip-top bag per person. Most people are unaware that medications, baby formula and food, and breast milk are allowed in reasonable quantities exceeding 3.4 ounces and are not... Read More