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?
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.
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.
If you’re an avid outdoors person, learn how to avoid tick bites or deal with a bite to protect yourself against Lyme disease.