Provides helpful advice on all aspects of traveling-- from what to expect and what to take, to pre-trip vaccinations, to the hazards of heat, sun, and cold exposure. In this fully updated edition, find information on the latest Malaria treatments, on growing concerns for travelers--such as deep vein thrombosis or ¿economy class syndrome¿. New sections cover travel health for groups with special requirements--such as epilepsy sufferers, diabetics, families with children, and the elderly. The usefulness of natural remedies is assessed, and in a feature unique among travel health guides, it covers responsible tourism. Tables help readers match disease to country, while special sections cover skin infections, the risks of sunburn, and even the psychological effects of becoming an expatriate. There is advice on how to treat bites and stings, along with information on accidents, first aid, common ailments, and what to do if visitors need treatment after they return home. It's invaluable on any trip--be it a drive to a local beach or a trek through the Sahara.