September 01, 2014

travel health


  • Avoiding Altitude Sickness

    Avoiding Altitude Sickness

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you’re planning to go to a mountain resort or other high-altitude destination, there’s a chance that altitude sickness—also called acute mountain sickness—could cloud your trip.

  • Malaria Caution for Travelers
    Be Well

    Malaria Caution for Travelers

    by David Tuller, DrPH

    Malaria is one of the world’s devastating diseases, with an estimated 219 million cases and 660,000 deaths every year. In 2011, the last year for which statistics are available, malaria cases reached a 40-year-high.

  • Crossing Intersections
    Wellness Tip

    Crossing Intersections

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Pay attention! A recent study finds that more than one-quarter of pedestrians crossing intersections are distracted by the use of a personal electronic device.