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American Academy of Pediatrics: "Fun in the Sun."
American Dietetic Association: "Food Safety Tips for Road Trips."
American Red Cross: "Anatomy of a First Aid Kit."
CDC: "Skin Cancer -- Prevention," "Travelers' Health Kit," "Managing Summer Heat, Travel With Diabetes," "Water Play Areas and Interactive Fountains," "Your Survival Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel."
Collaborative Summer Library Program.
Driscoll, T. Injury Prevention, April 2004.
Environmental Protection Agency: "Dos and Don'ts for Protecting Your Health and Your Beach's Health."
FDA: "FDA Sheds Light on Sunscreens."
Institute of Medicine: "Dietary Reference Intakes: Water, Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, and Sulfate."
International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions: "Waterpark Safety Tips."
KidsHealth: "About Swimmer's Ear," "Water Safety."
National Weather Service: "Rip Current Safety," "Beach Safety Tips."
Skin Cancer Foundation: "Sunscreen Explained," "The SCF's Guide to Sunscreen," "Sun Protective Clothing."
State of California Department of Boating and Waterways: "Safe Boating Hints on Personal Flotation Devices."
Swift, R. Alcohol Health & Research World, 1998.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department: "Boating Safety Tips."
U.S. Department of Agriculture: "USDA Food Safety Advice for Beach and Boat Outings."
U.S. State Department: "Tips for Traveling Abroad."
United States Lifesaving Association: "Safety Tips: Rip Currents," "USLA's Top Ten Beach and Water Safety Tips."
University of Maryland Medical Center: "Aloe," "Photodermatitis."
Virginia Beach Lifesaving Service: "Beach Safety."
Waukesha County: "Beach and Water Regulations: Flotation Devices."
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