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8 Natural Mosquito Repellents

Before you grab that DEET-based mosquito repellent, consider using a natural option instead. DEET, also known as diethyl-meta-toluamide, by any other name still stinks. And research proves that the ma…

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9 Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe on July 4th

By Janet McCulley, Animal Planet As much as we all enjoy watching the "big lights go boom" in the sky every Fourth of July, our pets aren't always thrilled with independence day activities. Cour…

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12 Ways To Have a Fun, Guilt-Free Camping Trip

By Julia Austin, Planet Green You might be a regular camper who escapes to the wild weekly. Maybe you just can’t afford a vacation so a tent and a campfire make for the cheapest getaway. Mayb…

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DEET Mosquito Repellents Linked to Brain Damage

DEET, or diethyl-meta-toluamide, by any other name still stinks.  The main ingredient in most commercial mosquito repellents has been linked by Duke University researchers to brain cell damage, harmfu…

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6 Ways to Beat Mosquitoes Naturally

‘Tis the season for sunshine, barbecues, and mosquitoes. Before you grab that DEET-based mosquito repellent in an effort to keep the mosquitoes at bay, consider that research at Duke University lin…

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