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5 Simple Ways You Can Improve Your Wellbeing

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Everybody wants to decrease the stress in their life and improve their wellbeing. For all in the health care sector as for many businesses, our wellbeing is being tested constantly in this time of unknown and additional stress. Our work can always be a source of stress and fatigue but now compounded with the vagaries […]

Mountain Medicine

How to Get Back to Your Ski Adventures Now

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With the current COVID19 pandemic, ski adventure travellers are rethinking their travel plans for a while. It might be more than 12 months before anyone is migrating north from Australasia to the snows of Japan, North America or Europe. Our attention has been focussed on enjoying what mountain activities we can in the Southern Hemisphere […]

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An Update: COVID-19, Great Apes and Other Wildlife

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This is an update to last months article. In our last post,  we covered the potential risk of COVID-19 to endangered great ape populations around the world and the current mitigation policies in place. We had stated that in Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, that overnight trekking into the jungle abode of the Orangutan had been banned. […]

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The Risk of Covid-19 Infection Among Great Apes

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This is a time of crisis in human health and naturally, our focus has been on human illness during the Covid-19 pandemic. There is speculation regarding the zoonotic origin of the virus from bats and possibly pangolins or racoon dogs in wild food markets in China. However, we are warned about another possible tragic outcome […]

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Some Thoughts From Lockdown in New Zealand

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We have been in lockdown in New Zealand since the 23rd of March 2020. The last few months have affected us all. Our family, friends and colleagues have had their lives turned upside down in a period of time that is short even when measured against a human lifetime. The last Intrepid Medicine in the […]

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COVID-19: a post with some practical advice

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Yes, it’s another one of those posts! But in this post, we decided to provide some practical advice from our Senior Medical Advisor Dr Brad Hulcombe. The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting us all, creating uncertainty and fear. Staying informed with the appropriate information and acting according to the latest guidelines is all we can do. […]

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It’s a Wrap | Medicine in the Mountains Conference 2020

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It’s a wrap for Intrepid Medical Conferences Medicine in The Mountains 2020 in Grand Targhee, Wyoming. It was a fabulous week. Made so by the attendees. We were drawn by a passion for the outdoors and an opportunity to celebrate this in the magnificent Teton Range together meant that we left as friends. Mother Nature […]

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All I Want For Christmas is……..Snow!

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All I want for Christmas is Snow!  How about you?  As we are getting close to the holiday period ( and to the snow in Grand Targhee for Intrepid Medical Conferences Medicine in the Mountains ) we thought why not explore some interesting and unique Christmas traditions and stories from the mountains. The holiday period […]