Dr. Paul Auerbach is the world's leading outdoor health expert. His blog offers tips on outdoor safety and advice on how to handle wilderness emergencies.
Mar 01 2011
Guest Post: Traveler’s Diarrhea - The Basics
E. Coli BacteriaKnown around the world by many names, including “Montezuma’s revenge,” “Delhi belly” and “mummy tummy,” traveler’s diarrhea (TD) is the most common illness faced by travelers. Nothing can slow down a fun trip as easily as TD—an...
Dec 29 2010
Guest Post: Climbing With Comet Tails
Most of us who’ve spent long periods of time at high altitude are familiar with the condition known as high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). This is a situation of excess fluid in the lungs. Although full-blown HAPE is rare, its symptoms of cou...