Airplane Travel Directory
For some, airplane travel is a way to catch up on some sleep or read a book. For many, however, it is a major health concern. From airplane phobias and blood clot risks to the spread of the flu and screaming children on board, flying can be more stressful than anything. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how plan travel safety, preventing the spread of germs, keeping your stress levels down on a plane, and much more.
Learn More About Specific Phobias
WebMD explains various kinds of phobias, including their causes, symptoms, and symptoms.
Safe Flying While Pregnant
Safe air travel during pregnancy
Ruptured Eardrum: Symptoms, Treatments, and Recovery
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of a ruptured ear drum.
Tips on Traveling With Diabetes
Important travel tips for people with diabetes.
How to Survive a Plane Crash
An expert gives tips on how to survive airplane crashes.
Keeping Healthy While Flying
Advice for travelers who want to stay healthy on those long, cramped airplane flights.
Avoiding Airport Germs and Healthy Plane Travel Tips
Want to avoid catching something on the plane? WebMD shares tips for avoiding germs and bacteria in airports and on airplanes.
Planes, Trains, and… Cold Viruses?
Wherever you go, however you get there, you always have traveling companions --germs. It's a travel health risk you can -- and can't -- avoid.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 10 Public Spots Overrun With Germs
A lot of public places have more germs than a toilet seat. WebMD shows you where the bacteria and viruses lurk, from playgrounds to elevators to hotel rooms.
Slideshow: Travel Health: 25 Ways to Stay Well Abroad
Hepatitis, tetanus, flu, even typhoid fever lurk in the most beautiful destinations. WebMD shows how to protect your health from the South America to Asia.