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Planes, Trains & Automobiles: Tips for Traveling with Chronic Health Conditions

Airplane Taking OffIt's vacation season and for many of us, travel is the preferred way to reward ourselves for our hard work throughout the year. But people quickly learn that the demands of travel can be stressful, especially for those with chronic health conditions. Whether you choose to travel abroad or take a short day trip, a little pre-planning can help you enjoy a fun, stress-free vacation.



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Total U.S. Kidney Patients AKF Helped in 2008Jazz singer Felena Bunn shares how the American Kidney Fund saved her life by Kate Howard
March 17, 2010

By age of 25, the glorious voice of Chicago jazz singer Felena Bunn had taken her to every continent on the globe except Africa. She was saving Africa for a special trip, a homecoming of sorts for this African-American woman. A stroke in 2001, at age 26, caused by high blood pressure put the trip on hold. Her doctors couldn’t determine the cause, but recommended Bunn improve her diet, increase exercise and lose weight. So, she did—and the fast-track lifestyle that comes with success in the music business had to slow down, too.


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