Get Healthy!

Results for search "Travel: U.S.".

Health News Results - 25

22 Apr
Highway Death Toll Warning Signs May Cause More Crashes, Not Less

Highway Death Toll Warning Signs May Cause More Crashes, Not Less

Showing highway death tolls on roadside message boards in a bid to curb crashes may actually cause more accidents, a new study suggests.

That's because they

19 Apr
Major Airlines Drop Mask Mandate After Federal Judge Rules Against It

Major Airlines Drop Mask Mandate After Federal Judge Rules Against It

Just hours after a Florida judge struck down a federal mask mandate on planes and other forms of public transportation, major airlines announced Monday that they will no longer require face coverings on domestic flights.

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (T...

10 Mar
Biden Administration Says California Can Set Tough Auto Emission Standards Again

Biden Administration Says California Can Set Tough Auto Emission Standards Again

California will once again be able to set its own car emission standards under a waiver approved Wednesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The move reverses a Trump adminis...

27 Dec
More Flights Canceled as Omicron Continues to Hit Flight Crews

More Flights Canceled as Omicron Continues to Hit Flight Crews

The Omicron variant continued to keep flights grounded on Monday as airlines canceled at least 2,400 more flights around the world, including 900 in the United States.

Several airlines acknowledged that COVID-19 was contributing significantly to the cancellations, not ju...

27 Dec
Science Shows Safest Plane Seating to Cut COVID Spread

Science Shows Safest Plane Seating to Cut COVID Spread

Taking to the skies for a long-awaited holiday?

Choose your seat on the plane wisely and don't overlook familiar steps like keeping your mask on to reduce your odds for getting COVID-19 or another contagious disease, experts suggest.

“Spacing is an obvious chall...

27 Dec
U.S. to Lift Travel Restrictions for Southern African Countries

U.S. to Lift Travel Restrictions for Southern African Countries

Starting Dec. 31, the United States will lift travel restrictions from eight countries in southern Africa.

The restrictions were first announced in late November in response to concerns about

17 Nov
Most Older Adults Plan to Travel Soon, With Precautions: Poll

Most Older Adults Plan to Travel Soon, With Precautions: Poll

Nearly 1 in 3 older Americans plan an extended trip next year, and 1 in 4 plan to travel for the holidays, but many will take COVID-19 into account, a new survey shows.

If COVID cases surge at their destination, 20% said they would definitely change their plans, and anot...

08 Nov
U.S. Reopens Borders to Vaccinated Foreign Travelers

U.S. Reopens Borders to Vaccinated Foreign Travelers

For the first time in more than18 months, fully vaccinated travelers from dozens of other countries can enter the United States on Monday.

Visitors will need to show proof of vaccination and a negative coronavirus test taken within three calendar days of travel. Unvaccin...

15 Oct
Vaccinated Foreign Travelers Can Enter United States Beginning Nov. 8

Vaccinated Foreign Travelers Can Enter United States Beginning Nov. 8

All international travelers who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will be able to enter the United States beginning Nov. 8, an official at the White House told The New York Times.

The announcement came on the heels of news on Wednesday that ...

13 Oct
U.S. to Reopen Borders to Vaccinated Travelers from Canada, Mexico

U.S. to Reopen Borders to Vaccinated Travelers from Canada, Mexico

Beginning in November, the United States will reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico for the first time since pandemic closures began 19 months ago, the Biden administration will announce Wednesday.

The move comes just weeks after U.S. of...

20 Sep
U.S. Will Lift Restrictions on Fully Vaccinated International Travelers in November

U.S. Will Lift Restrictions on Fully Vaccinated International Travelers in November

Starting in November, the United States plans to lift travel restrictions on people coming from overseas who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

This move by the Biden administration will open the United States to relatives separated from families as well as business...

01 Sep
Unvaccinated Should Not Travel This Labor Day Weekend: CDC

Unvaccinated Should Not Travel This Labor Day Weekend: CDC

Unvaccinated Americans should stay home during the holiday weekend as COVID-19 cases surge due to the highly contagious Delta variant, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.

"First and foremost, if you are unvaccinated, we would rec...

20 Aug
Delta Variant Has Americans' Stress Levels Rising Again: Poll

Delta Variant Has Americans' Stress Levels Rising Again: Poll

As coronavirus cases spike in the United States due to the highly contagious Delta variant, a new poll finds Americans' anxiety about COVID-19 at its highest since January.

"I wouldn't have said this a couple of years ago, but I'm not as confident as I was in America's a...

05 Aug
Biden Administration Plans to Require Vaccination for Most Foreign Visitors

Biden Administration Plans to Require Vaccination for Most Foreign Visitors

Plans are underway to require nearly all foreign travelers to the United States to be vaccinated against COVID-19, a Biden administration official confirmed Wednesday.

The policy will be put in place once the current restrictions on travel into this country are lifted, b...

05 Aug
Moderna Vaccine's Protection Does Not Wane After 6 Months: Report

Moderna Vaccine's Protection Does Not Wane After 6 Months: Report

Moderna Inc. announced on Thursday that the potency of its vaccine does not dim in the first six months after the second dose.

The news came in a

25 Jun
Hawaii to Ease COVID Rules for Fully Vaccinated Tourists

Hawaii to Ease COVID Rules for Fully Vaccinated Tourists

Hawaii will drop COVID-19 testing and quarantine rules for fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. mainland in two weeks, Gov. David Ige announced Thursday.

When the restrictions are lifted on July 8, visitors using the quarantine exemption will have to upload their vac...

01 Jun
Americans on the Move as Post-Pandemic Life Begins

Americans on the Move as Post-Pandemic Life Begins

Americans flocked to beaches, parks and stadiums over Memorial Day weekend, as new coronavirus cases dropped to levels not seen since March 2020.

With more than 40% of the country fully vaccinated and the seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases falling to about 12,0...

30 Mar
Have to Travel During Spring Break? Here's How to Stay Safe

Have to Travel During Spring Break? Here's How to Stay Safe

If you must travel during the spring break, be sure to follow recommended COVID-19 pandemic safety measures, an emergency medicine doctor advises.

Millions of people are packing airports, while only one-quarter of the U.S. population has received at least one shot of a C...

04 Feb
Drugged Driving a Growing Threat on America's Roads

Drugged Driving a Growing Threat on America's Roads

Combining drugs with driving is a potentially deadly but all too common combination in the United States, according to a new report.

University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers found that almost 9% of adults reported driving under the influence of alcohol. Marijuana use ...

02 Dec
CDC Shrinks COVID Quarantine Time, Advises Against Holiday Travel

CDC Shrinks COVID Quarantine Time, Advises Against Holiday Travel

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention delivered some good news and some bad news on Wednesday: The recommended length of quarantine after exposure to the new coronavirus has been shortened, but Americans are again being asked to avoid any and all travel during th...

09 Mar
Should You Cancel Travel Plans Due to Coronavirus? Take This Quiz

Should You Cancel Travel Plans Due to Coronavirus? Take This Quiz

The coronavirus crisis has millions of Americans questioning whether it's wise, or even safe, to travel this spring.

Now, an infectious disease expert has created a checklist to help you decide whether to go ahead with your trip or cancel it.

COVID-19 is a...

30 Jan
Checklist: What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

Checklist: What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

The coronavirus that has rapidly infected nearly 6,000 people in China is spreading across the globe, with five cases confirmed in the United States.

The death toll in China so far has topped 130.

Here's what else you should know about the new coronaviru...

08 May
Airport Scanners OK for People with Implanted Heart Devices: Study

Airport Scanners OK for People with Implanted Heart Devices: Study

It appears to be safe for people with implantable heart devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators to go through body scanners at airport security checkpoints, researchers say.

Body scanners are becoming increasingly common worldwide.

But some people are...

14 Mar
Spread of Democracy Is Good for World's Health: Study

Spread of Democracy Is Good for World's Health: Study

A healthy democracy means better health for its citizens, a new study claims.

Researchers analyzed political, economic and population health data from 170 countries over 46 years -- 1970 to 2016. They concluded that as levels of democracy increased, governments spent...

06 Feb
Even Brief EMS Delay Can Cost Lives After Car Crash

Even Brief EMS Delay Can Cost Lives After Car Crash

How fast emergency medical help arrives at the scene of a car crash plays a significant role in patient survival, a new study finds.

Reviewing U.S. collisions between 2013 and 2015, researchers blamed 14 percent of fatalities in cities and suburbs on slower-than-aver...