Health Tip: Stay Safe and Healthy During
(HealthDay News) -- When you're on a trip, don't forget to pay
attention to your health and protect yourself from illness or
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists these
safe travel tips:
- Protect skin with a sunscreen that offers both UVA and UVB
- Wear insect repellent, as well as long-sleeved pants and shirts
to protect against bug bites.
- Wash your hands often, and drink only bottled water in areas
where tap water may not be safe for drinking.
- Choose foods carefully.
- Limit alcohol intake and protect yourself in a car and on the
- Don't touch animals or pets you don't know.
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