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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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Research Links DEET Mosquito Repellents to Nerve Damage

DEET (diethyl-meta-toluamide), a common ingredient in mosquito repellents, has been linked to nerve damage. A new study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, published in the Jour…

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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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