Do bug sprays actually work? A doctor explains the best options for bug repellents, including DEET, and the most effective natural mosquito repellents.
If you’re trying to avoid mosquito bites, there are four simple ways to do it: Cover up, use insect repellent, stay indoors and eliminate places where the bug can breed.
Nobody wants to become a buffet for bloodthirsty mosquitos or ticks. But dousing yourself (and your kids) in insect repellent seems like a bad idea. Are DEET-based bug sprays safe for you and your kids?
When you want to avoid mosquitoes, you apply a bug repellent. But other products you put on your body actually may be attracting these pesky blood-suckers.