Join over 30 million Americans who ventured overseas with chronic illnesses. We believe that with excellent planning and preparation, you should not hesitate to join them. Our ebook shows you how.
Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) April 18, 2012
The editors of TripHealthy.com, a website about traveling abroad with chronic illness, have just launched a new eBook that every traveler should read, Healthy Travel Abroad. Written by Eleanor Feldbaum, Ph.D, Morris Levitt, Ph.D, and Ron Feldbaum, J.D., and illustrated by artist Shawn Vernon; the eBook provides sound advice on critical health issues that can arise while traveling. Healthy Travel Abroad includes: special travel arrangements, medical preparations, and key checklists – all from the perspective of travelers dealing with chronic illnesses.
"We created TripHealthy.com for everyone who wants to travel abroad, enjoy their stay, and return feeling good," said Dr. Eleanor Feldbaum. The eBook focuses on planning and preparing to go abroad and is packed with questions to ask and factors to consider when planning an international trip."
Organized into six chapters, Healthy Travel Abroad takes readers step-by-step through the process of planning an international trip. Dr. Feldbaum said everyday health events can and do happen whether you are healthy or have a chronic illness like asthma, diabetes, heart or lung disease, or physical disabilities. The authors wrote the eBook to equip travelers with trustworthy information and resources for taking charge of their medical conditions no matter where in the world they might be.
The Healthy Travel Abroad eBook covers everything from altitude sickness, seasickness, leisure travel, medical vacations, travel insurance, accessibility, hotel fire safety, and traveling with prescriptions to emergency services and finding English-speaking doctors. The eBook also includes links to downloadable forms for essential information that travelers should take on any trip, such as medication lists, personal and contact information, and medical and treatment information.
"We couldn't have written this eBook without input from our TripHealthy.com readers," Dr. Feldbaum said. "Their generosity in sharing their experiences provided us with invaluable insight into the many challenges travelers face whether traveling healthy or with a chronic condition."
Healthy Travel Abroad is available in popular eBook formats including: PDF for computers, MOBI for Kindles, and EPUB for iPads, iPhones, and Nooks. The first chapter of Healthy Travel Abroad is available for free at healthytravelabroad.com
About the Authors
Inspired by their readers, their own trips abroad, and their unique backgrounds in health care, the editors of TripHealthy.com (Eleanor Feldbaum, R.N. and Ph.D, Morris Levitt, Ph.D, and Ron Feldbaum, J.D.) wrote Healthy Travel Abroad. TripHealthy.com has been verified as reliable and trustworthy by the Health On the Net Foundation and is in compliance with its HONcode.