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6 Natural Mosquito Repellents

Recent studies have linked DEET-based mosquito repellents to brain and neurological damage. So how do you avoid the mosquitoes and the dangerous effects of DEET? While Mother Nature offers dozens of…

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6 Tips for Healthy Travel

By Liz Ozaist, Prevention 1. Waves Of Nausea More than 50 million Americans planned to book a cruise between 2010 and 2013. And multitudes of stowawaysói.e., germsówill likely tag along. Bu…

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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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7 Quick Fixes for Mosquito Bites

Sometimes, despite our best intentions, the little buzzers manage to sneak a snack--on us! The next time you or your little ones get an itchy bug bite, try these quick and simple remedies. They are al…

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Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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