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The Best Natural Bug Spray, According To Consumer Reports
The best DEET-free bug spray is under $6.
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Is Bug Spray Really Bad For Your Health?
Breaking down the deets on DEET.
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What You Need To Know About Mosquitoes And Your Health This Summer
Some Americans will have to be on high alert for Zika virus.
The Dos and Don'ts of Bug Spray
CEO and Chairman of Rodale, Inc. and book author
by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural-beauty expert and safe-cosmetics advocate Here's what you do and don't want in your
11 Reasons You Should Hate Mosquitoes Even More Than You Already Do
Mosquitoes can actually bend that needle-like snout -- called a proboscis -- to hunt around for a blood vessel under your
You're Putting On Your Bug Spray All Wrong
You apply bug spray before sunscreen. The CDC suggests doing just the opposite: Put on sunscreen before bug spray. And this
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Bug Spray Buying Guide: How We're Preventing & Dealing With Bites This Summer
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WATCH: How To Prevent Mosquito Bites, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman
Natural Insect Repellents (PHOTOS)
Fortunately, there are much safer alternatives found in natural food stores, and with carefully chosen essential oils, you
Does Bug Spray Do More Harm Than Good?
John Whyte, M.D., MPH
Physician, Author, Former Chief Medical Expert at Discovery Ch...
Protecting yourself from bites is important, but if the repellent annoys the mosquito, have you ever wondered if it can also hurt you?
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Take a Simple Nutrient? Improve Gulf War Syndrome
Dr. Walter Crinnion
Those vets with this set of health problems -- often referred to as "Gulf War Illness" -- have not been improving since the end of their service. And their symptoms picture is shared by many others who never served in the military.
Keeping the Skeeters Off
Dean, Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment
The fight against mosquito bites can take many forms, from the myriad sartorial options available (for the fashion-challenged) to the stuff you spray or smooth on to your skin. But which are the safest?
Don't Let Dengue Fever Take a Bite Out of Your Key West Vacation
Freelance writer + mother. Traveler + seeker of fine food, cra...
Be wary of the mosquitoes but don't let them scare you off because you'll be missing out on a bounty full of beauty and many friendly island characters.
The Hidden Cost of the Gulf War
Eric S. Margolis
Foreign affairs columnist/author/TV commentator
While US casualties in Iraq appear relatively low -- 4,100 dead and 35,000 wounded -- the real health costs of Iraq will, as in the case of the First Gulf War, not be known for years.
DEET-Free Natural Insect Repellents
To many, biting insects are the very definition of annoying. Plus, mosquitoes and ticks can sometimes carry diseases, from
Toxic Bug Spray, Better Alternatives
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the DEET used in most mosquito repellents is toxic? If so what problems does it cause? And
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