Category Archives: Travel

Politicians Playing Doctor

Recently the British baby Charlie Gard has been in the news. Unfortunately he was born with a rare disorder called Infantile Onset Encephalomyopathic Mitochondrial DNA Depletion Syndrome. The parents of the 11-month-old boy have been in a court battle with … Continue reading

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Exploring Cuba – Part 2

In my prior post, I discussed a trip I made to Cuba in December. In this second part I will focus on some medical aspects. When my patients ask about foreign travel where there may be health concerns, I usually … Continue reading

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Exploring Cuba – Part 1

If you travel because you like to see different cultures and experience things you usually don’t, Cuba is a good place to go. For Americans Cuba has been kind of like forbidden fruit. I thought it was a good time … Continue reading

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Mystery Photo

I’ve been slow to write because I recently returned from a vacation to France. Above is something I saw there. I’ll leave it to my readers to guess what this is, and where it came from.

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Health in China

The Chinese are less concerned about safety than American. We worry about health risks, perhaps obsessively at times, but from my perspective it’s less of a concern to them. As I wrote, I thoroughly enjoyed a recent trip to China, … Continue reading

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A Vacation to China

Last November I went on vacation to China. In a subsequent post, I’ll write about health issues in China, but for now I’ll just talk about the trip for those interested. Why China, you might ask? Well I’ve always been … Continue reading

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