Our new column will discuss issues dealing with travelers health. it may be on the Sunday Winnipeg Sun website but I will also mirror past articles here as well.

I am always looking for new topics that would be interesting to the general public and focused in scope that we can address within the confines of our space.  A-Z listing of articles by topic and title

Chronological Listing


            Air rage- what I learned from Snoop doggy Dog

Sept 27 Typhus then and Now (African Typhus)

Sept 20 King Solomon's Nut (Universal Antidotes dont exist)

Sept 13 Dangerous Catapillars

Sept 6 Scorpions

Aug 30 Tree of Death

Aug 23 Traveling to Wounded Knee

Aug 16 Malathion

Aug 9 Eye health


July 31   You are what you Eat

July 24   Another 7 year Itch

July 19 The New McCarthyism

July 12 The Three Amoebas

July 5 Whatever Happened to the Fountain of Youth

June 28 Endangered Goods

June 21 Avoiding Ebola

June 14 Nature Abhors a Vacuum

June 7 Foreign clinics hold the mayo

May 31 Transformers
May 24  When sharing is bad
May 17 The other PSP      Bad Oyster

May 10 When to Quit

May3  The Leptospires of Hawaii

April 26 Libraries

April 19 Cigutera

April 12 Playing Doctor

April 5   Saving Willie

Mar 29 Financing a Vacation

Mar 22 Magic bullets

Mar 15 Saragasso Seas

Mar 8 2009 Surviving Reality TV

Mar 1 2009 Magic bullets

Feb 22 No article

Feb 15 2009 Dressing warm

Feb 8 Ski Injury prevention

Feb 1 2009 Real estate

Jan 25 2009 Red Tides

Jan 18 2009 Contraception and travel

Jan 11 Outbreaks: the Diarrhea Log

Jan 4 Snow Blindness


Dc 28 Holiday Health

Dec 21 Poverty on Vacation

Dec 14 Scomboid

Dec 7 Serial Killers

Unpublished- Support your local Flight attendant

Running and Traveling iRun Magazine

Nov 30th The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Samaritan

Nov 23rd Sexual Assault in Travelers

Nov 16th Choose the Right Fish

Nov 9 Sharks

Nov 2 Look Both ways

Oct 26 Final destinations

Oct 19th Roundabout Solutions

Oct 12 Blogging  your way to health

Oct 5 Electronic Bread crumbs

Sept 28 Parallel Goals

Sept 21 Killer Bees

Sept 14 Disaster planning

Sept 7th Snakes

Aug 31 DIY Tropical Medicine

Aug 24 All babies cry

Aug 16th Lost in transit

Aug 8 International Hoping

Aug 2 Barbeque tips

Ju;y 27 Travel and Frogs

July 20Grizzlies

July 13 Overexposed

July 6 Lady Godiva Country (Coventry)

June 29 The Princess and the Landmine

June 21 Tattoo you

June 15 I've been Slimed

June 8 Fathers Day Marathon

June 1 Curse of the Gypsy Cabs

May 25 Indiana Jones On Trial?

May 18 Blood Diamonds

May 11h International Mothers- Adopting a child

May 4th Airport Purgatory

April 27 Visiting the Olympics

April 20 Climate Change- The Year of the Rat

April 13 The Jerusalem Syndrome

April 6 Avalache survival

March 30 What makes Ticks Tick

March 23rd How to find a good guide The rough guide to rough guides

March16th The Poisonous`Potato

March 9th Getting into Hot Water

March 2th Talking about the Weather

Feb 23rd Trouble with Twinrix

Feb 17th Traveling with Allergies   Alternative unpublished Allergies in Paradise

Feb 10 Children's Wish

Feb 3 Sea Urchins

Jan 27th Yacht People

Jan 20th Unwanted hitchhikers: worms

Jan 13th Training for the tropics

Jan 13th Remembering Sir Edmund Hillary

Jan 6 City of the Stingrays


Dec 30 Moonshine

Dec 23 The Myth of Supermen

Dec 16 Do not go to Chernobyl

Dec 9 Travelers and Tuberculosis

Dec 3 Flu Proofing your Vacation

Nov 28 Globe and Mail

Nov 21 The Creeping Eruption

Nov 14 Plastic Vacations

Nov11Polar Bear Attacks See also Black bears July 29

Nov 4 On Vacation with your Liver

Oct 28 Winnipeg's Hostel 2#

Oct 21 Traveling in Groups- Shea's Rockin ' World Tour

Oct 14Coca leaf yes, Cocaine no

Oct 7   Spread the Net to prevent Malaria

Sept 30 Beware Black Henna

Sept 23 Eating for Adventure

Sept 16 Poison Ivy

Sept 9 Absinthe makes the mind grow fonder

Sept 2 Purse Hygeine

Aug 29 Are Travel Vaccines Safe?

Aug 20 Sanitation for the outdoors

Aug 20 The Mysterious Island

Aug 13 Along Came a spider

Aug 6 Manitoba  Baywatch

July 29 Manitoban Black Bear Attacks  See also Polar bears Nov 11

July 22 Lost in the Woods

July 15 Looking For Mr Goodbar

July 8 Considering our troops health

July 1 Counterfeit Medications

June 24th Mind your Monkey Business

June 17 - Prescription for a Safe cruise

June 10th Seeing a Dr :Earlier is better

June 3  Green around the gills:Seasickness

May 27 Modern Vampires

May 20 - Potable water

May 13 Jellyfish

May  6 How to Avoid Swimmer's Itch or worse

April 29 No column published

April 22Precautions for Women

April 15 Should Pregnant Women Travel?

April 8 Adventure has no age limit or here

March 31st No Article

Marvh 24,2007 Culture shock

March !8, 2007 Blood and travel

March 4,2007  Wilderness Medicine

Feb 25th,2007 Last Minute Illnesses

Feb 18,2007   Fugu

Feb 11,2007  Avoiding Malaria's Bite

Feb 4, 2007  Minding your medicine

Jan 28th, 2007 Packing a first aid kit

Jan 21st, 2007 Bugs travel too

Jan 14th,2007 Flu shots for travelers

Jan 7,2007      How to find a Doctor Abroad If that link does not work try here


Dec 24th,2006  Support you local scuba shop

Dec 17th,2007  Insurance