travel http://wrvo.org en Ensuring a healthy vacation http://wrvo.org/post/ensuring-healthy-vacation <p>As summer approaches and the weather improves, many of us begin to make plans for international travel.&nbsp; Part of the allure of vacationing in other countries is the opportunity it provides us with to experience other cultures and enjoy the sights and smells of new places.&nbsp; In order to ensure that you are able to do such things, it is important to take some necessary health precautions both before stepping on the plane and after reaching your destination.</p><p>This week on "Take Care," <a href="http://www.news.emory.edu/tags/expert/phyllis_kozarsky/index.html">Dr. Phyllis Kozarsky</a> describes the various ways in which we can prevent illness while abroad.&nbsp; Kozarsky is a professor of medicine at Emory University as well as director of <a href="http://www.emoryhealthcare.org/travelwell/">TravelWell</a>, a clinic for international travelers.&nbsp; She is also a consultant on travelers’ health with the <a href="http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel">CDC</a>.</p><p>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Dr. Kozarsky.</p><p> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 56752 at http://wrvo.org Ensuring a healthy vacation Plows hitting the roads this evening as snow starts http://wrvo.org/post/plows-hitting-roads-evening-snow-starts <p>Snow plows in central New York are already out treating roads ahead of the double-digit snowfall expected to fall in the next 36 hours, which is coming at a bad time for travel.&nbsp;</p><p>Onondaga County Transportation Commissioner Brian Donnelly said by nightfall his crews will be out in full force prepping roads. Snow and rain is expected to increase overnight and leave travelers for the <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/thanksgiving-travel-could-be-affected-winter-storm" target="_blank">Thanksgiving holiday with some hazardous conditions</a>.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 19:57:28 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Gino Geruntino 47709 at http://wrvo.org Plows hitting the roads this evening as snow starts Thanksgiving travel could be affected by winter storm http://wrvo.org/post/thanksgiving-travel-could-be-affected-winter-storm <p>Up to a foot of snow in parts of upstate New York will fall from Tuesday afternoon through Thursday morning, making travel for the Thanksgiving holiday slow and tricky.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:37:06 +0000 Ryan Delaney 47682 at http://wrvo.org Thanksgiving travel could be affected by winter storm Apps for travelers http://wrvo.org/post/apps-travelers <p>Before you go on vacation you take out the trash, check the weather, pack a suitcase, but are you updating your smartphone? This week on “Take Care,” we spoke to About.com senior <a href="http://seniortravel.about.com/bio/Nancy-Parode-33664.htm">travel writer Nancy Parode</a> on how smartphone applications can help travelers with everything from finding an urgent care to overcoming jet lag.</p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear Nancy Parode's take on traveling apps.</strong></p><p> Sun, 09 Jun 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 38890 at http://wrvo.org Apps for travelers Upcoming topics: allergies, apps to keep you healthy and the leading authority on aspirin http://wrvo.org/post/upcoming-topics-allergies-apps-keep-you-healthy-and-leading-authority-aspirin <p>Coming up on Take Care, we'll talk with an allergist to see if there's any relief in sight for seasonal sufferers. With symptoms like itchy eyes, a runny nose and a scratchy throat, the living isn't easy for those with allergies the summer.</p><p>Plus, a national travel writer gives advice on easy ways to stay healthy while you're away from home.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 14:24:35 +0000 Leah Landry 39078 at http://wrvo.org Upcoming topics: allergies, apps to keep you healthy and the leading authority on aspirin How to stay healthy while traveling http://wrvo.org/post/how-stay-healthy-while-traveling-0 <p>Be prepared: that’s the best way to stay well while you travel this summer. Whether that means bringing your prescription medications, looking online or checking with a doctor before you go, there are important steps to take in order to be safe and healthy when you take a vacation.</p><p>This week on “Take Care,” an interview with travel writer <a href="http://seniortravel.about.com/bio/Nancy-Parode-33664.htm">Nancy Parode</a> on <a href="http://seniortravel.about.com/od/healthconcerns/f/StayHealthy.htm">tips for how to stay healthy while traveling.</a> She writes about senior travel for About.com and has written about domestic and international travel -- everything from cruises to road-trips with her grandkids.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Nancy Parode.</strong></p><p> Sun, 02 Jun 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 38755 at http://wrvo.org How to stay healthy while traveling