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Prevention of Traveler’s Diarrhea

Prevention of Traveler’s Diarrhea

Traveler's diarrhea is a frequently encountered intestinal condition that occurs when a visitor to a third world country ingests food or water infected with a micro-organism that the traveler does not have an immunity to.  The condition is characterized by at least...

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Stay Safe Out in the Sun

Stay Safe Out in the Sun

A couple of years ago, I decided to begin training for an upcoming backpacking trip with my son. Unfortunately, I chose an unusually hot summer day where the temperature hit 98°F, and I dearly paid for it. My 8.5 mile hike of the Liberty Lake Loop trail started out...

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