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Preventing traveler’s diarrhea

Traveler's diarrhea is common among people who venture into a developing country. While it usually clears up within a few days, it can certainly cramp your traveling style and distract from the sights to see. You can take measures to sidestep this problem. Drink only bottled beverages and stay away from tap water and ice. Don't eat raw vegetables, fruit that you haven't peeled yourself, and foods that aren't steaming hot. And don't drink…

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