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Travel Health Journal

Lung Conditions

Graph showing the climate in Dubrovnik.

Climate data at your fingertips

We’re excited to reveal our new interactive climate charts! With city-level data on monthly high and low temperatures, humidity, and precipitation, you have more information at your fingertips when planning your next trip. The charts are conveniently integrated into our Country Health Advice. The data comes from our popular original 24 World Climate and Food Safety Charts, which we collected from weather stations, government agencies, and embassies around the world. Monthly averages are calculated based on 30 years of data. Thanks to the fantastic volunteers who helped with the data management and visualization of this project! Climate and health Being prepared for the climate at your destination affects more than just your wardrobe. Dryness and humidity affect skin and ...

How To Travel Comfortably With A Chronic Lung Condition

Guest post by Faith Franz of The Mesothelioma Center. With the holidays rapidly approaching, many families are planning vacations to visit loved ones or enjoy a favorite destination. Preparing for vacation is often a fun and exciting process. Unfortunately, for those with a chronic lung condition, it can be a major source of stress. Patients with lung cancer, COPD, emphysema, mesothelioma or any other illness of the lungs or respiratory tract often need to make special travel accommodations. From traveling with oxygen tanks to transporting medications, they have several special requirements they must address. Making these arrangements can be time consuming, but with foresight, patience and diligence, patients with chronic lung conditions can ensure a smooth and easy travel ...