You’re mowing the lawn and unexpectedly hit a bee nest. Then you feel a sudden, intense and sharp pain on your arm or leg — a bee sting! What should you do?
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.
If you’re an avid outdoors person, learn how to avoid tick bites or deal with a bite to protect yourself against Lyme disease.
Antihistamines and allergy medication offer a quick fix for the sneezing, runny nose, itchiness, teary eyes and difficulty breathing brought on by allergies. But a longer-lasting, proven treatment often goes ignored: allergy shots. “When it’s impossible to avoid allergy triggers or allergy medicine isn’t working, it may be time to consider allergy shots,” says Cleveland … Read More
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Summer is the season of pool parties, fireworks, s’mores, and less delightfully, stinging insects that can cause a life-threatening reaction in 4 percent of the population. If you’re one of the estimated 2 million people in the United States who suffer from severe insect allergies, just setting foot outdoors during the warmer months can be … Read More