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What Are the Ingredients of Insect Repellent | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

Nothing kills our relaxed nature atmosphere faster than becoming an all-you-can-eat buffet for mosquitoes, ticks and other bloodsuckers. And beyond the exasperating itchiness, insect bites can also transmit serious illnesses, even if you’re not going to a tropical location. “While Canada does not have local transmission of insect killers like malaria and dengue, there are […]

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Health Canada wants you to stay bite free – Sylvan Lake News

While enjoying the hot summer weather, don’t forget to protect yourself from the annoying bugs that bite. Health Canada reminds Canadians to use insect repellents and other insect repellents safely to prevent bites from mosquitoes and other insects. Insect bites can cause a number of health problems, ranging from itching and irritation to potentially serious […]

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Using bug spray on babies isn’t as scary as you think – here’s how to do it

There are a lot of my inherited traits from my daughter that I notice and think, “Ah, well, that makes sense.” But some of them, like its ability to attract mosquitoes in 1.9 milliseconds, are the ones I wish had been abandoned. After all, I know how irritating and frustrating these bites can be. My […]

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Do people actually smoke medicines that contain insect sprays? Either way, it’s a bad idea.

Street drugs in Indianapolis may be associated with an unusual ingredient: household insect repellant, according to news reports. The IndyStar reports that marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids, tobacco, and even banana leaves could be intentionally soaked in insect repellant. People who take medications containing insect sprays can fall into an unresponsive stupor that lasts up to 45 […]

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People use bug spray to get high

INDIANAPOLIS – In a state where drug overdoses continue to rise, people are finding new ways to get high and emergency teams are warning of one of the latest dangerous trends: bug repellents. Indianapolis firefighters respond to several calls every day because of the toxic concoction known as KD. To create the high, people use […]

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Can you use bug spray on babies? Experts explain

It’s that time of year: the days are longer, adventure awaits, and you enjoy all the summer experiences possible with your baby, which often means spending extended time outdoors. With the different viruses that mosquitoes spread, along with the itchiness and discomfort they and other parasites threaten your little one, most parents ask: “Can you […]

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Pay attention to the ingredients of your insect repellent

Before taking this deliberate walk in the woods, you should think about the ingredients of your bug spray, says Consumer Reports. In a report released in time for the weekend of July 4, the association urged those who want to avoid mosquito or tick bites to stick to products containing deet, picaridin or oil. of […]

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Build-up of insecticides in the home – sciencedaily

Warmer temperatures can bring a wave of unwanted guests into our home – flies, mosquitoes, fleas, wasps, bedbugs and lice. Pyrethroids are a commonly used pesticide to repel these parasites, and although they have been shown to be more or less safe for mammals in laboratory studies, they can cause skin irritation, headaches, dizziness, and […]