Read the following articles and checklists before you go on holiday to make sure you have a healthy and safe trip.
Bedbug epidemic grips US and Canada Bedbug encounters were reported by almost all US and Canadian pest control companies, a survey found, and caused Nikeís New York store to close.
Check your first aid kit for essentials According to a Newspoll survey conducted in 2002, only a quarter of all Australians have all the necessary products in their first aid cabinets to treat minor injuries.
Travel tips for overseas trips Some quick tips for staying safe overseas, including information on hepatitis, mosquito-borne diseases, malaria, insects, animal bites and where to get medical information.
Travelling and medical documentation Older travellers, pregnant women, people with a chronic condition and those taking prescription medicines may need to carry documentation of their medical requirements.
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