As we head into the conference and travel season we thought it was time to give some tips to hopefully keep you from having dinner in reverse, to help you tame the mucus dragon, to prevent your lungs from exiting your chest via your trachea, to…well, you probably get it. Here’s a short list of tips we hope will keep you in top condition while you’re on the road.

Those of you who listen to NPR may be familiar with Science Friday. For those of you who aren’t, Science Friday is a regular radio/podcast program that promotes itself as “the source for entertaining and educational stories about science, technology, and other cool stuff.” Hosted by Ira Flatow, Science Friday explores a wide range of scientific topics.

If you work in pain or addiction research you’re probably familiar with a Naloxone Challenge, when a patient is given the opioid antagonist drug naloxone to determine if they are opioid dependent, but today we’re going to introduce you to the social issue facing many addicts, which we’re calling the Suboxone Challenge.