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Plan ahead, travel healthy: Tips for staying well this season

November 16, 2010 8:44:10 AM PST
Tens of millions of Americans hit the road each holiday season.Now, a first-ever study by Orbitz and Walgreens shows why one of the things they should be packing is a preventative health care plan. That's because the odds of catching cold or the flu go up right around holiday time.

In fact, the new survey found that 25 percent of travelers say they've had holiday travel plans interrupted by illness.

Travel Wellness Expert Jim Cohn, a 10-year veteran of the travel industry, discusses the findings. He also shares tips to help you and your family stay healthy over the holidays, and gives advice to travelers who may find themselves falling ill.

You can watch Cohn's advice by clicking the video in the media player above.


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