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
Corn and Crabmeat Soup Stir-Fried Brown Rice Round Steak Tropical Fruits and Ginger Roasted Pepper and Caper Stuffed Chicken Breasts Down Home Barbequed Beef Crab Scramble Casserole Salsa Con Queso Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free) Brisk Blueberry Crisp
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...