Pay Attention to Your Health When You Travel

Accidents involving cars, buses, motorcycles, and other motor vehicles, as well as pedestrians are more common during travel that you might think.

You can reduce your chances of getting sick or injured while traveling by following these recommendations:

Use sunscreen with both UVA and UVB protection.

* Prevent mosquito and other bug bites.
– Use insect repellent (with DEET or picaridin) on uncovered skin when outdoors, especially during the day.
– Repellents that have 30% – 50% DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide) are recommended for adults. If the repellent has less than 25% DEET, it may not protect you as long, so …

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