Study: Many Travelers Don't Seek Health Advice Before Leaving

July 18, 2014


(Undated)  --  A new study says many overseas travelers don't check with their doctor before leaving.  Dr. Jonathan Leizman is an expert on travel medicine.  He says most people would benefit from a routine medical screening and getting the necessary shots.  Researchers found over half of their study participants didn't see a physician before setting off.  Many said they didn't know they should.  Others said they already knew what to do if illness hit them.

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