Home > Lifestyle > How to travel safely > General travel advice General travel advice All sections in Travel Health » Conditions of concern » Modes of Travel » Travel diet and fitness » General Travel Advice » Travel Health News Airport comfort dogs to help ease holiday travel stress A team of professionally trained comfort dogs at Dulles International Airport are helping ease travelers' stresses this holiday season. Quiz Wilderness Survival Skills » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Assess Test your sun sense » Join Heart to Heart » 8 healthy snacks to fill you Weird things found in airport security Heavy luggage may cause back, neck and shoulder strains Orthopaedic surgeons are concerned about travellers injuring themselves while carrying heavy luggage during the holiday period. Here's how to beat the holiday blues Grief and depression can become worse this time of year, but that's all the more reason to force yourself to get out, celebrate and have fun. Health tips for the holidays With the December holidays fast approaching, here are a few important health tips. Farting on flights, is it OK? A group of medical specialists has provided an answer to a dilemma that has faced flyers since the Wright brothers took to the air in 1903 – is it okay to fart mid-flight? 13 summer safety tips You know that the sun is dangerous and that you need to take precautions. But it's a schlep to go through the whole sunscreen routine at the beach, right? Not really. On the road: travel safety tips Here are some smart travel tips to make your journey a safer, more pleasant experience. Luggage-lifting tips for safe travels Carrying and lifting heavy luggage during the holidays lead to neck, wrist, back and shoulder pain and tens of thousands of injuries every year. Travel Doc answers some interesting questions When you plan holidays, do you think about unforeseen health emergencies in a foreign country? Health24's Travel Doc has some useful information on travel health. 12 bad holiday ideas What's your idea of the perfect holiday? If it involves something you've seen advertised on TV or in a brochure, beware. You could be heading for package-holiday pits. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.