Whether your vacation plans involve staying close to home or crossing the globe, you'll want to put as much thought into protecting your health while traveling to your destination. A new report, "Healthy Travel: A 10-Minute Consult" from Harvard Medical School, provides the information you need for a safe and healthy trip, including this list of important health-related items to take along:
Reviewed by Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN 03/15
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As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...