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.
Sleep, Travel, and Jet Lag
Travelling across time zones can mess with your body's clock. WebMD gives you tips on preventing jet lag and getting in sync with your new location.
Tips on Traveling With Diabetes
Important travel tips for people with diabetes.
Traveling With Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease should not prevent you from traveling. Read these tips to make traveling stress-free.
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.
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.
Planes, Cruise Ships, and Germs
Taking a trip during cold and flu season but want to avoid germs? Boost your chances of healthy travel by taking a few preventive steps.
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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.
Public Spots Overrun With Germs
A lot of public places have more germs than a toilet seat. See you where bacteria and viruses lurk, from playgrounds to elevators to hotel rooms.