For many of us, summer signifies the time for ultimate relaxation. Running around in the sun, vacations at the beach, and indulging in all the frozen treats we can get our hands on. Because of the increased outdoor activity, many diseases and health risks peak during the summer months.
Insect stings, bites, allergic reactions, and diseases transmitted by insects can be prevented by using precautions:
- Use an insect repellent containing DEET
- Avoid the outdoors during dawn and dusk
- When using sunscreen, apply sunscreen first ...