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Avoid Mosquito Bites

Bug Off, Buddy: 6 Ways to Avoid Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes. This year the prospect of getting bitten is more unappealing than ever, particularly with increased awareness of and rising concerns over the diseases mosquitoes can transmit, like Zika, West Nile, dengue, etc. Even if it’s just those itchy bites that we're all too familiar with, the fewer mosquitoes feasting on us the better. So, how to make yourself a less appealing prospect to the little buggers

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Bug Off, The Natural Way

Bugs. For better or worse, biting critters are as much a part of summer as backyard barbeques and trips to the beach, except they’re a lot less fun. Though welts, itches and bites are enough to make some people want to stay indoors till the first frost, there are a number of natural ways enjoy the great outdoors virtually bite-free. This season, instead of carpet-bombing insects with chemicals that may kill them and hurt you, try a few of my tips to help get critters to bug off naturally.