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Entries from June 2011

Golf, fish andchips … and poverty

June 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Yesterday my friends and I played in the 42nd Annual Chocolate Milk Open. This par 3 golf tournament is played at Dentonia Park Golf Course in Toronto. 42 years makes it not quite as old as The Canadian Open … but close! The winner … you guessed it … gets to drink from the chocolate […]

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Vaccine envy

June 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Let me return to something I mentioned previously in the post entitled Travel meeting tidbits. We have a few vaccine-preventable ¬†infectious diseases that are very rare in travellers, though have a high impact (i.e. can make you very sick and die if you get it) and for which the vaccines are exceedingly expensive. Japanese encephalitis […]

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The Low Risk Traveller

June 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In this field, we tend to fuss more over the “high risk” traveller, that is, the one who resembles Indiana Jones. That might be someone going to the middle of nowhere for a long period of time to pursue risky pursuits in spite of their complicated medical problems. Personally, I find these ones easy to […]

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