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CDC Traveler's Health
Contains information about food and water, vaccinations and finding health care abroad. Tips on how to stay well while away from home. Find out about possible infectious disease outbreaks or health concerns for specific destinations.

World Health Organization
If you're traveling overseas, you may want to research the areas you're visiting for health concerns. You can search by country to see specific health concerns in the region you'll be traveling. Lots of information here on possible infectious disease outbreaks, including HIV infections, cholera, yellow fever and SARS.

U.S. Department of State: Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets
If you're planning on traveling outside the country, check here to read up on possible travel warnings for your destination of choice. The Department of State also offers information on road safety overseas.

The Overseas Advisory Council
Affiliated with the Department of State, this organization offers recommendations for private businesses engaged in overseas travel.

Playing it safe on vacation
Even if your next vacation takes you to no place more exotic than Six Flags in Gurnee, IL, there are still things you can do to keep yourself and your property safe. This site offers advice for the family vacationer.

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
More people are killed in auto accidents than any other form of travel. Find out how to be a better driver and how to stay alive while on the road.

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Roadside Attractions
More interesting sites you might want to try.

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