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CDC Researchers: Keep Vaccines Up to Date Before Heading to Europe

By Adam Leposa, June 19, 2019 Researchers who work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a reminder that travelers headed to Europe should make sure their vaccinations are up to date before heading to the continent. The notice was part of a study …

Trump Administration Clamps Down On Travel To Cuba, Bans Cruise Ships

Vanessa Romo / NPR June 4, 2019 The Trump administration is ending a nearly 2-decade-old program that had become the most popular way for Americans to legally visit Cuba, banning all trips by cruise ships and other recreational vessels in the process. The changes are intended to …

CRUISE SHIP MEDICAL NIGHTMARE: MAN EVACUATED FOR EMERGENCY SURGERY, KICKED OUT OF HOSPITAL BECAUSE HE CAN’T PAY

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BY SHANE CROUCHER ON 1/10/19 Newsweek The family of a cruise ship passenger evacuated to a private for-profit hospital in Mexico during a medical emergency were stunned when doctors stopped his urgent treatment after they could not immediately prove they had the thousands of dollars demanded for …

Need a mood boost? Just 5 minutes in nature will increase happiness, study finds

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By Talia Avakian | Travel + Leisure Spending just five minutes in nature can quickly improve your mood, researchers from the University of Regina have found. In a study published in the Journal of Positive Psychology, researchers found that participants who spent just five minutes sitting in nature experienced an …