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CDC releases interactive malaria map by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/risk_map/ CDC Malaria Risk Map The CDC just released a new Malaria Risk Map that is interactive and pretty cool. The link is to the home ... Read on »
CDC Removes Malaria Precautions in Bahamas by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new update from the CDC has removed cautions for malaria in the Bahamas. The specific area in the Bahams include Great Exuma. Travelers are cautioned to continue to ta ... Read on »
Certificate in Travel Health by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Coming up in May of this year, the Internaional Society of Travel Medicine is having their annual conference .  This year’s location is Boston.  This is also the ... Read on »
Change of Address to www.AdventureHealthClinic.com by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine You may have noticed that the www.adventuredoc.wordpress.com site automatically redirects you to my new site:  www.AdventureHealthClinic.com and this will be the new sit ... Read on »
Cheap prescriptions for travel health by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Travelers should be prepared with a first aid kit, of some sorts, at all times.  Travel puts people in new surroundings and situations that often leave them trying to solve a ... Read on »
Chikungunya Virus in Italy: Case Closed by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine EuroSurveillance.org released an interesting report of the cases of Chikungunya Virus in Italy. The outbreak appears to be over, due to the change in weather. The outb ... Read on »
Chikungunya Virus in Italy by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The north-eastern area of Italy has recently been dealing with an outbreak of Chikungunya virus, for the last 2-3 months.  The villages of Castiglione di Ravenna and Cas ... Read on »
Chinese Surgery for Elephantiasis by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Taipei Times has a story about a woman from Peru undergoing an operation to treat her elephantiasis. This is of interest to me, because the standard thoughts on trea ... Read on »
Chloroquine and Cholera Treatment…Haiti by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The treatment of cholera in an active malaria zone is a difficult matter.  This is especially true with lessons being learned in Haiti and their recent cholera o ... Read on »
Chloroquine, Azithromycin and arrhythmia? by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Travel medicine frequently uses medicines that are taken under special circumstances and for short periods of time, like a trip.  Many travelers carry an antidiarrheal antibio ... Read on »
Cholera and Diarrheal activity by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What is happening with diarrheal illnesses. If your destination/location is on the list, be careful! Condensed from Promed Hanoi, Vietnam A new outbreak involving a ... Read on »
Cholera cases in Florida and Dominican Republic linked to Haiti by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Drawing of cholera in Le Petit journal Haiti Cholera outbreak spreads: The cholera outbreak in Haiti  appears to have broken the internation ... Read on »
Cholera Updates: Iraq and Vietnam by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Iraq and Vietnam seem to have the unfortunate position of “top cholera hotspots” according to ProMed’s new diarrheal and cholera updates. I was just asked a question, ... Read on »
Cholera Vaccine for Haiti Relief Workers by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Typical Cholera bed with the drainage hole in center and plastic lining The Cholera outbreak  currently ravaging Haiti is prompting aid workers to try to ge ... Read on »
Cholera/Diarrheal Illness Updates by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Promed has posted some new updates and it looks like Vietnam is getting into some trouble. 1216 people form 13 provinces have contracted acute diarrheal illness. This is ... Read on »
Ciguatera Poisoning in St. Louis by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine St. Louis, Missouri is the subject of FDA interest due to a recent outbreak of Ciguatera Poisoning. The article, from http://www.newsinferno.com/archives/2192, was featu ... Read on »
Cinchona.org Resource by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Cinchona.org is a new resource that is finally getting to be up and running. This is a very useful tool that gathers peer submitted news dealing with travel health and w ... Read on »
Clinic update, a new movie and recent trips by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Having been quite busy lately, I have had little time to make some posts!  I was lucky enough to travel with the Flying Samaritans again to staff their medica ... Read on »
Common Problems in Endurance Athletes-Review by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Common Problems in Endurance Athletes http://www.aafp.org/afp/20070715/237.html David D. Cosca, MD and Franco Navazio MD, PHD American Family Physician 2007;76:2 ... Read on »
Congo railways underwater by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Brazzaville, Congo is having some railway problems, due to recent flooding.  This is a problem for those looking to use the railway, which links the city of Brazzaville ... Read on »