Keep Your First-Aid Kit Handy

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There's no such thing as a vacation from minor injuries and ailments, so a well-stocked first-aid kit is essential to have on hand. You can buy a prepackaged kit or make your own by packing the following items in an old lunch box:

  • Adhesive bandages in various sizes, adhesive tape, and gauze pads
  • Antacid
  • Antibacterial gel for washing hands without water
  • Antibacterial ointment
  • Antidiarrheal medicine
  • Antihistamine or allergy medicine
  • Antiseptic
  • Antiseptic soap
  • Pain relief medicine — for children and adults
  • Cotton balls and/or swabs
  • Cough medicine and/or throat lozenges
  • Motion sickness medicine
  • Fingernail clippers
  • First-aid book or manual
  • Moleskin for blisters
  • Ointment for insect bites and sunburn
  • Premoistened towelettes
  • Thermometer
  • Tissues
  • Tweezers and needle

 

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