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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 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