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How can I prevent diarrhea when I am traveling?

Traveler’s diarrhea is a common medical complaint, resulting from the ingestion of harmful bacteria in food or water. The risk of contracting it may be reduced by consuming only cooked foods, peeled fruits and carbonated beverages.

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