The Passport Health Blog: 2013 Year in Review December 31, 2013 By Caitlin Bradford Leave a Comment As 2013 draws to a close, all of us at Passport Health want to say thanks to our dedicated blog subscribers, staff, customers, and clients for your ongoing support and commitment to good health. In the spirit of review that year end engenders, here is a look back at our Top 5 stories of 2013. 1 We all know travel is fun and results in memories that last a lifetime, but did you know travel can also have a salutary effect on your health? Here are the Top 4 Reasons Travel is Good for You! 2 Travel is indeed good for you and your relationships, but proper planning is crucial to maintain optimal health and wellness overseas. Be sure to review the Riskiest Destinations for Travelers and Strategies to Mitigate Illness so you return from all trips with nothing but positive memories. 3 While travel medicine and vaccination expertise comprise the core of the Passport Health business, Passport Health added a range of new services and programs in 2013 that specifically target the unique health needs of large corporations and organizations. Here is a summary of some of Passport Health’s employer solutions. 4 The flu takes a toll on individual and public health each year. Flu season typically lasts from October through May, and the vaccine experts at Passport Health have done their part to combat the impact of the flu by administering over 500,000 doses of the flu vaccine this season. The best thing you can do to prevent illness is to get your flu shot, even late in the season, but here are some additional tips to keep you healthy and well. 5 At Passport Health, we do not just vaccinate; we educate. We are committed to producing data-driven, industry leading research on a variety of health topics, and, during 2013, we were able to add to the public understanding of the Return on Investment that results from Physical Exams, Travel Vaccines, and Malaria Prophylaxis. Keep looking forward to more great travel and health stories in 2014 by signing up for our blog and encouraging your friends and colleagues to do the same. Passport Health wishes you a happy New Year full of good health and safe, fun travels!