Department: Live Well
Spread Joy, Not Germs, While Traveling
January 01, 2019. Christina Elston
Bites, bugs and viruses can turn a great vacation into a dud. Here’s how to avoid infections while traveling.
Here’s to Stress-Free Holidays
November 15, 2018. Christina Elston
As you’re planning your holiday travel, how about planning not to be stressed? The key to staying chill during this most-traveled season is a solid routine that starts a year in advance, according to stress-reduction expert Kimberly Palm, aka the Stress-Free Travel Diva. So, during this year’s holiday gathering, start planning – and booking transportation…
Cold & Flu Falsehoods
October 19, 2018. Christina Elston
Holiday travel season and cold-and-flu season are upon us and, for many, the two go hand in hand. “Around the holidays, people have to travel, sick or well,” said Dr. Nina Shapiro, author of “Hype: A Doctor’s Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims and Bad Advice.” That puts a lot of contagious people in close…
Finding Safety in Unfamiliar Surroundings
September 28, 2018. Christina Elston
Protecting yourself and your property when traveling requires sound practices.
Feeling Tired and Cranky? You Might Be Dehydrated
July 16, 2018. Christina Elston
Staying properly hydrated during travel isn’t always easy, but it is important. If you find that you’re not feeling well, you may just need a glass of water.
The Skinny on Room Service
June 15, 2018. Christina Elston
You can have your room service and still eat healthy. Here’s how.
The Skinny on Sunscreen
May 10, 2018. Christina Elston
As you ponder sprays, sticks, lotions and gels with various UV levels and ingredients, there are a few key things you should know about sunscreen.
Skincare Secrets for Travelers
April 13, 2018. Christina Elston
Dermatologist-recommended tips to help you put your best face forward wherever you go.
Have Allergies, Will Travel
March 14, 2018. Christina Elston
Allergies don’t have to come between you and a great vacation.
Put Some Spring in Your Steps
February 14, 2018. Christina Elston
You might cover hundreds of miles on your next vacation or business trip, but that doesn’t mean it will be easy to reach the 10,000 steps a day that experts recommend for good health. There are ways, however, to tuck them in. “Every minute counts. Every step counts,” says Heidi Simon of America Walks, a…