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Staying Healthy While You Travel

Staying Healthy While You Travel


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OrganizationCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Web SiteCDC: Travelers' Health
Look up vaccination requirements for travel destinations, get updates on international outbreaks, and more, searchable by country.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
This site, operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), provides information on family physicians and health care, a directory of family physicians, and resources on health conditions.

OrganizationWorld Health Organization (WHO)
WHO, the United Nations' specialized agency, works to give people worldwide the highest possible level of health - physically, mentally, and socially.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

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