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 as you do choosing 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:
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