With summer in full swing, you may be like many people around the country who are packing up for a sun-soaked, water-logged and fun-filled family beach vacation. Bringing along bathing suits, beach towels, flip-flops and sand castle toys is a no-brainer, but with the hot temperatures and high humidity we're seeing this summer, your packing list may need to expand.
Dehydration, heat exhaustion and serious sunburns (sun poisoning) are all summertime dangers that can send you and your family in search of a doctor. To keep everyone healthy and make the most of your vacation, put together a heat kit for your beach bag using the items we've suggested below.
Summer Heat Necessities for Your Beach Bag
Broad spectrum sunscreen that blocks UVA and UVB rays - at least SPF 30. Apply throughout the day to prevent serious burns.
Reusable water bottle to stay hydrated. Remem