Storing medicine safely on board takes some thought. Here’s what you need to know about medication storage safety on a boat. [More] Medication Storage Safety for Liveaboards
Living the dream doesn't make you immune to illness and injury, unfortunately.
Tips to prepare for and handle medical issues from minor to major, including everyone's big question: how do you keep Band-Aids on?
Think it’s impossible to go cruising with rheumatoid arthritis? One sailor suffering from arthritis shares how she does it and you can too. [More] Cruising With Rheumatoid Arthritis? Yes You Can!
Signs that you need to replace electrolytes and the recipe to make your own rehydration drink from common ingredients that you probably have on hand. [More] Do You Need a Rehydration Drink?
A simple trick for keeping Band-Aids and other adhesive bandages on, even if you’re active, sweating or swimming! [More] Keeping Band-Aids On
Cruising with lymphedema isn’t necessarily easy, but it can be done. Michele Watson gives step-by-step directions of how she did it . . . twice! [More] Cruising Stories: Cruising with Lymphedema
A diagnosis of diabetes can be daunting, to say the least. But it doesn’t have to derail your cruising plans. Here’s how I’m doing it. [More] How I Cruise with Diabetes
Can you stay fit on a sailboat? Absolutely! Here’s how. [More] Fit After Forty On A Sailboat
The realities of cruising as a diabetic: you CAN do it, but you have to know these four things. [More] Diabetes on a Boat
How do you stay healthy when cruising in tropical heat? Tips from Lin Pardey’s years of experience. [More] Staying Healthy in the Tropics
Wouldn’t a heating pad feel good on your aching muscles? How about hand warmers in your pocket? Reusable and no electricity needed . . . [More] Reusable Non-Electric Heating Pads