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Earth Day: 13 things everyone can do in 2013

Chicago, Ill. — On April 22nd, the world will celebrate Earth Day.

Luxury health, fitness and weight loss retreats launched by LHR and...

Centara Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Luxury Health Retreats (LHR), a division of Fitcorp Asia, to offer a range of inspiring educational and recreational retreats for those wanting to combine h

UN expert: Medical waste becoming an increasing problem

Medical waste is posing a growing problem worldwide, jeopardizing the health of staff, patients, disposal workers and anyone else coming into contact with the often hazardous materials discarded by ho

Healthy vacations for US travelers are no sweat but not fat...

NEWTON, Mass. - The results of its health and fitness on vacation survey of more than 1,000 U.S. travelers have been announced today.

Top 2011 resolutions in UK revealed

DUBLIN - An online poll of over 2000 British men and women released today from PopCap Games revealed Britain's top new year's resolutions for 2011.

India rejects superbug warnings

(eTN) - The Indian government has rejected warnings that a new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics, originated in India and that it may not be safe for UK patients to trav

Peru plague outbreak

Peru Health Minister Oscar Ugarte says authorities are screening sugar and fish meal exports from the Ascope province, located about 325 miles (520 kms) northwest of Lima.

Travel health news: neurosurgeon aims to educate travelers on prevention of...

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania - More than 350,000 people are affected by Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolisms (PE) each year in the US, and 100,000 people die from the condition.

Traveling and keeping your health and sanity intact

Common annoyances like bad food and cramped quarters are simply a fact of travel, whether you’re going by air or land.

Victoria Hospital can take care of tourist health issues

While researching tourism-related matters during a recent visit to the islands it was also confirmed by staff at the main Victoria hospital, that they indeed have a decompression chamber available on

Food hygiene and basic health and safety within catering industry a...

TUV NORD, Bahrain hadover 190 applicants registered for a workshop to learn about the requirements of the International Food Safety Management Systems Standards, held during the first day at Food and

Going on cruise? Stay away from public bathroom

Going on a cruise? To cut your risk of getting sick while sailing the high seas, avoid using the ship's public bathrooms, according to a U.S. study.

Ministers’ Summit paves way for Copenhagen deal

Climate change is already resulting in an annual death toll equivalent to the Boxing Day tsunami, warned Fiona Jeffery, chairman of World Travel Market, the premier global event for the travel industr

Aspria Hotel to open in Berlin in November

On November 6, 2009, a new and unique refuge from the bustling city of Berlin will open behind the trees and noble façades of the city’s affluent Charlottenburg district: the Aspria Hotel, a 42-roo

UN health agency identifies group most vulnerable to influenza A (H1N1)

The focus of the United Nations health agency’s efforts in easing the impact of influenza A(H1N1) has shifted to identifying age groups most at risk from contracting the virus, a World Health Organi

CHI Hotels & Resorts has a continuous focus on health and...

Malta-based CHI Hotels & Resorts (CHI) recently held a detailed International Conference on "Health & Safety" at the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in San Anton, Malta for its health and safety officers

WestJet board member Murph Hannon resigns

WestJet today announced the immediate resignation of board member Murph Hannon. Mr. Hannon, one of WestJet's original shareholders, cited personal and health reasons for his departure.

Minister: Health is a tourist product in Ghana

Mrs Juliana Azumah-Mensah, Minister of Tourism, on Saturday observed that health was fast becoming a tourist product in Ghana.

Raising awareness of health issues during international travel

A new health and travel blog has been launched to facilitate a conversation and raise awareness of important issues for international travelers.

World’s worst travel diseases

Malaria What it is: A potentially fatal disease caused by a parasite, usually transmitted by a bite from an infected mosquito. Chills and headaches are just two of its milder symptoms.

Slovenian natural health resorts nearly booked to capacity last year

Slovenian natural health resorts boasted a great occupancy rate in 2008. The number of overnight stays went up 3.1 percent in the first eleven months of 2008 over 2007.

Manila bares its wellness heart and soul

It is an embrace of the heart... yes, and the heart is of the Filipino people who are world renowned for their caring, warmth, and most delicious hospitality.

Tourists seek South African nip and tuck, with safari on the...

Forget Africa's big game or unspoiled scenery. More and more foreign tourists are coming to South Africa for a little nip and tuck at the country's private hospitals, with safari on the side.

Health tourism exhibition to open

Patients keen to combine their heart operation with a dream holiday abroad will be courted this weekend at a new health tourism exhibition.

WHO warns of health ‘disaster’ as Indians feast on infected chickens

(eTN) - As Indians in the eastern state of West Bengal feast on chickens suspected to be infected with the bird flu virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the country is facing its worst ever bird flu outbreak.