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Safer Bug Spray: Natural Bug Repellents

Posted on Jul 28, 2009 in Uncategorized

A Look at Safe Options To Keep Mosquitoes at Bay This Summer(WebMD) With summer come the mosquito bites. And with the bug bites come the bug-borne diseases. But while the threat of West Nile virus or Lyme disease might make you uneasy, so might slathering your kids with a chemical bug repellent every day. So how do you weigh the risks of the insects with the risks of the chemicals engineered to keep them away? Is there a natural bug repellent that works? This is a hard issue, says Sonya Lunder, MPH, a senior analyst at the Environmental Working Group in Washington D.C. It’s one that...

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