A few tips for staying healthy while cruising.

Travel Worried about staying healthy on a family cruise? Don t be. All you need are some simple precautions. Let s start with clearing up some common misconceptions about cruising. You often hear of cases where people have gotten sick on a cruise. The truth is, this actually affect less than one percent of all passengers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So you o r your family members are more likely to catch an illness at your workplace, school, or on public transportation. Cruise lines are pretty vigilant about hygiene and sanitation, and cases of food poisoning or water contamination are also extremely rare. The main health risk on a ship is through person-to-person contact. If one passenger gets sick, a contagious illness might be prone to spread because a ship is a closed environment where passengers are touching the same handrails, elevator buttons, door handles, and so on. You get the idea, so how do you protect against this?   The best way to ensur

A few tips for staying healthy while cruising.

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