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We've all seen it: an otherwise exceptional hotel gets a one-star Yelp or TripAdvisor rating from a grumpy guest because of bad weather.

Italian island will refund your hotel room if it rains

It's called Haohan Qiao -- Brave Men's Bridge in English. The 300-meter-long overpass in Shiniuzai National Park in southern China has a bottom made of glass, allowing walkers to see the stomach-churning view below their feet.

China opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge in Shiniuzhai park

Exploring Europe is invariably an exciting and edifying experience. With its incomparable museums, incredible cuisine, and other remarkable cultural experiences, it can be easy to get so caught up in the wonder of the moment that you forget to account for less exciting aspects of the trip, like local transportation.

Why Travelers Choose to Explore Europe By Rental Car Or Train

It's peak season for travel insurance claims, a time of year when vacationers are sending their reimbursement requests for their ill-fated year-end holiday getaways. If you're one of the unlucky travelers who are about to file a claim, be careful to not make one of several common travel insurance mistakes,` any of which can potentially lead to a rejection of your claim.

These Are The Most Common Travel Insurance Mistakes

Health and medical tourists spend almost 10 times more than holidaymakers to Turkey.

HEALTH TOURISTS SPEND 10 TIMES MORE IN TURKEY

The National Health Insurance (NHI), aimed at introducing affordable healthcare for all South Africans, will be implemented.

SLOW PROGRESS FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Rebound hyperthermia, or fever, is common after controlled body cooling to treat comatose survivors of cardiac arrest, but a new study presents evidence of significantly worse neurologic outcomes. The study, which showed severe rebound hyperthermia to be associated with both significantly worse neurologic outcomes and mortality, is published in Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. (http://www.liebertpub.com/) The article is available free on the Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management (http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/ther.2017.0009) website until November 23, 2017.

Rebound hyperthermia linked to worse neurologic outcomes, mortality in survivors of cardiac arrest

The growth in international tourism in Lapland for the beginning of 2017 was 28.4%. The town of Kemijärvi has decided to increase its own share in this intensifying export trade by investing in international tourism trends, i.e. nature and environmental values, as well as a sustainable service and hotel concept.

In Finnish Lapland, growth in tourism is enhanced with nature

Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor’s family travel site, has named the Best Cities for Families in 2017 – ranking the best cities in the U.S. for family travel. Along with the announcement, Family Vacation Critic shares age-based activity recommendations and weekend guides specifically designed for families.

The Best Cities for Families in 2017

Today it seems about everything has been shown to lead to heart disease. Of course smoking is bad for you, as is high blood pressure. There's even mounting evidence that psychosocial factors can cause heart problems.

New study demonstrates how traumatic experiences can affect vascular health

In 2016, China registered a 13 per cent increase in outbound trips. City trips and Sun&Beach holidays are becoming more and more important; trips to Europe declined.

Chinese outbound travel grows despite decline in trips to Europe

Geneva has just been voted Europe’s Leading City Break Destination for the third time at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2017. Held in St Petersburg, and known as the Oscars for the tourism industry, Geneva’s natural attractions, tourism offer and digital expertise stood out amongst the fierce competition for the highly acclaimed accolade.

2017 Best European City Break Destination

One in four people leave their job within a year of returning to work after having a heart attack, according to a newly published study from Denmark in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Study finds high rate of work dropout a year after heart attack

The Malaysian government aims to generate revenue of RM2.8 billion by 2020 from medical tourism.

MALAYSIA HEALTH TOURISM COUNCIL PLANS

University of Hawaii vaccine researcher Axel Lehrer, PhD, has received a nearly $6.3 million grant to test whether the Ebola vaccine formula he has developed will protect against two additional viruses in the same family.

University of Hawaii researcher receives $6.3 million grant for trivalent Ebola vaccine development

A new study from PlayNJ finds which states offer the most when it comes to entertaining their tourists, and finds that California tops the list overall, but is only 13th when it comes to happiness – and Texas takes second place thanks to dominating the sports options.

The most entertaining US states

A new evaluation to determine whether emergency room patients with chest pain can go home and follow up with their doctor proved 100% safe while shaving nearly a day off their visit and $6500 off their bill.

Early discharge strategy for low-risk chest pain patients could lead to potential healthcare savings

U.S. News & World Report, a global authority in hospital rankings, has released the 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings.

US NEWS LISTS 2017-18 BEST HOSPITALS

Biomechanics from TU Graz, are developing surgical screws from donated human bone material for foot and jaw surgery together with surgebright, a start-up from Linz, Austria.

Surgical screws being developed from donated human bone material
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