WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Despite crowds, chilly weather, and sniffly passengers, catching a flight this holiday season doesn't have to lead to catching a cold, and Karin Caifa has some tips for arriving at your holiday destination happy, and healthy.<div style="display:none">buy mifepristone misoprostol <a href="http://www.westshoreprimarycare.com/blog/page/abortion-pill-misoprostol">when is the first trimester of pregnancy</a> redirect</div><div style="display:none">my wife cheated now what <a href="http://www.damske.com/page/reasonsmarriedmencheat.aspx">website</a> redirect</div><div style="display:none">online <a href="http://www.workingmaa.com/page/Married-Men-Who-Have-Affairs">click here</a> married men who cheat with men</div> }}" />

   
 
 
Catching A Flight Doesn't Mean You Have To Catch A Cold

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 11/21/2013

Despite crowds, chilly weather, and sniffly passengers, catching a flight this holiday season doesn't have to lead to catching a cold. Karin Caifa has some tips for arriving at your holiday destination happy, and healthy. Crowded malls and terminals, tight airline cabins, jam-packed family gatherings, the holidays bring us all much closer together. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's travel health consultant, Dr. Phyllis Kozarsky, says staying healthy among crowds during peak travel season, means going back to the basics. "Getting a flu shot, washing our hands carefully, and carrying tissues and using them properly," she says. "Sneezing into our tissues or coughing on our sleeves are probably the best things we can do right now." She says no method is going to be 100-percent effective, but if the guy in the row behind you is sneezing over your shoulder, gently remind him of that proper "respiratory etiquette." Surfaces like handrails, tray tables and seatback pockets, can potentially have a lot of germs. Don't touch them, and then touch your face. Add hand sanitizer or disinfectant wipes to your carry-on. And if you're the sick one, check with your airline. They may let you reschedule flights, with a doctor's note. "People always are in a rush to go somewhere, and it's mych more safe if you realize that you're sick, and you have a fever and cough, that you stay home or stay where you are," says Dr. Kozarsky. Staying hydrated throughout your own travels can also help keep sickness away, so get plenty of rest, even among the holiday bustle.
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The United Way of Crawford County is doing a Stuff the Bus drive for school supplies. Full Story
Image1 An accident involving three vehicles, temporarily closed interstate 71 South Monday afternoon. Full Story
 
Image1 Mansfield School Board Members met Monday evening for a special meeting. Full Story
Image1 A Fredericktown man is dead, following a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon in Knox County. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Fredericktown Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident

Ashland Moms Participate In Big Latch-On 2015

Community Street Fair Celebrates 25th Anniversary

NECIC Holds Community Garden Bike/Walk Tour

Reward Offered For Suspect In Plymouth Arson Fire

Ninja Japanese Steakhouse Opens in Ontario

Students in Need Receive Back to School Supplies for Free

Mother Facing Charges in Willard Murder

Shelby Man Indicted Over Incident In Commissioners' Office

Each One, Reach One Rally Set For August 15th

More News