Health Tip: Heading Out on Vacation?

Don't forget to pack a medical supply kit

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(HealthDay News) -- Before you hit the road for an extended vacation, don't forget to pack a medical supply kit.

The Cleveland Clinic offers these suggestions for what to include:

  • Sterile pads, bandages and cotton, as well as an antiseptic.
  • Scissors, tweezers, thermometer and antibacterial wash.
  • Basic over-the-counter products, such as a pain reliever, decongestant and motion-sickness medication.
  • Sunscreen and bug spray.
  • Anti-diarrhea medication and an antacid.
  • Toilet paper and a clean washcloth.
  • If you're going to a warm climate, pack some salt tablets to help prevent excess sweating.

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