Teen Health Series: Traveler's Health Information for Teens, 1st Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817796
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817791
  • DDC: 613.6
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 424 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released February 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Offers an overview about traveling and discusses the most popular travel destinations in the world, including information about student exchange programs and explains how students can stay safe while studying abroad. Includes index, resource information and recommendations for further reading.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to Travel Health and Safety.
2: Overview of Travel and Tourism.
3: Popular International Travel Destinations from the United States.
4: Travel Advisories.
5: Survival Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel.
6: Last-Minute Travelers.
7: Noninfectious Health Risks: Injury and Trauma.
8: Crisis Abroad: Be Ready.
9: Travel and Natural Disasters.
10: Terrorism: Maintaining Vigilance While Abroad.
11: International Financial Scams and Frauds.
12: Health and Safety Concerns Associated with Different Types of Traveling.
13: Traveling Abroad for the Holidays.
14: Visiting Friends Or Relatives in a Foreign Country.
15: Medical Tourism.
16: Adventure Travel.
17: Travel to the Extreme.
18: High-Risk-Area Travel.
19: Travel to Mass Gatherings.
20: Long-Term Travelers and Expatriates.
21: Studying Abroad.
22: Volunteering Abroad.
23: Working Abroad.
24: Humanitarian Aid Workers.
25: Some Travel Illnesses You Need to Know About.
26: Altitude Sickness.
27: Chikungunya.
28: Dengue Fever.
29: Ebola.
30: Flu.
31: Fish Poisoning.
32: Hepatitis.
33: Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
34: Jet Lag.
35: Malaria.
36: Motion Sickness.
37: Norovirus.
38: Schistosomiasis.
39: Sun Exposure.
40: Tetanus.
41: Travelers’ Diarrhea.
42: Tuberculosis.
43: Typhoid Fever.
44: West Nile Virus.
45: Yellow Fever.
46: Zika.
47: Types of Shelters and Modes of Travel.
48: Choosing Your Accommodation.
49: The Hazards of Hoteling.
50: Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs for Studying Abroad.
51: Travel Abroad Safety and Health Information.
52: Avoiding Travel Scams: Payments and Travel Documents.
53: Visa Fraud Warning.
54: Security Screening in Airports.
55: Bus Safety Tips for Passengers on the Road.
56: Renting a Car.
57: Safety While Using Trains and Other Public Transportation Abroad.
58: Chartered Flights for Travel.
59: Cruise Ship Travel.
60: The Essentials of Pretravel Preparation.
61: How to Shop for Travel.
62: Document and Safety Requirements for Traveling.
63: The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.
64: Types of Insurance to Consider Before Traveling.
65: Visiting a Doctor Before Traveling.
66: Travel Health Kits.
67: Vaccines for Travelers.
68: International Certificate of Vaccination Or Prophylaxis (Yellow Card).
69: Traveling with Firearms.
70: Traveling with Pets.
71: Traveling by Air with Service/Emotional Support Animals.
72: The CDC’s Mobile Apps for Travel Planning.
73: Special Health Concerns and Personal Safety and Security While Traveling.
74: Travel Safety for Women.
75: Forced Marriage Overseas and Domestic Violence.
76: Pregnancy and Travel Safety.
77: LGBTI Travelers’ Safety.
78: Travelers with Disabilities.
79: Travelers with Chronic Illnesses.
80: Blood Clots During Travel.
81: Immunocompromised Travelers.
82: Customs and Import Restrictions.
83: Cybersecurity Tips While Abroad.
84: Lost Or Stolen Passports Abroad.
85: Driving and Road Safety Abroad.
86: Health and Safety at Your Destination.
87: Staying Safe Outdoors.
88: Travel to Hot Climates.
89: Travel to Cold Climates.
90: Avoiding Animal and Insect Bites.
91: Food and Water Safety.
92: Water Sports Safety Abroad.
93: Obtaining Healthcare Abroad.
94: Avoiding Counterfeit Medicines During Travel.
95: Alcohol and Drugs Overseas.
96: Sex and Travel.
97: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
98: Arrest Or Detention Abroad.
99: Death During Travel.
100: If You Need More Information.
101: Directory of Organizations That Provide Health and Safety Information for Teen Travelers.