An Ounce Of Prevention

Think Twice

When traveling to a foreign country, experts and physicians say, most health risks can be avoided through simple behavior modifications:

  • Drink purified or filtered water.
  • Avoid raw fruits and vegetables.
  • Eat thoroughly cooked food.
  • Use insect repellent.
  • Wear a seat belt.
  • Don't swim alone.

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This article was originally published in the March 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: An Ounce Of Prevention.

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