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Bug Bites

An Easy, Free Way to Keep Mosquitoes Away

Bruce Lubin | Posted 10.04.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Lubin

Nothing can ruin a backyard get-together faster than a swarm of mosquitoes. So, each summer, we prepare to do battle: body sprays, yard sprays, citronella candles...yet even with all these expensive weapons we still end up covered in bug bites!

Chace Beech

5 Surprising Summer Skin Problems And How To Avoid Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Chace Beech | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Summer is "officially" almost here, but for many of us the season has already begun with long evenings spent by the lake, backyard barbecues and the w...

Along Came a Spider

Aiden Gallagher | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Aiden Gallagher

After what felt like a million rounds of blood work, and 15-20 doctors, I learned that it wasn't the spider bite at all that was causing my pain. I had lupus -- an autoimmune disease that has attacked my kidneys, central nervous system and other parts of my body. They told me there's no known cure.

The Summer Of The Mosquito (And What To Do About It)

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Bad news: given the mild winter we just had we're set for one of the buggiest summers on record. Anya even has anecdotal evidence: she just returned f...

Simple Itch-Free Strategies for Summer

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Dr. Mao Shing Ni, DOM, PhD, ABAAHP, Lac, author of the best-selling book Secrets of Longevity Even as the summer season winds down...

Which Bug Bites You Should Worry About

AP/The Huffington Post | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 06.12.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- It's that time of year when the bugs emerge to bug us. Some can pose real threats – Lyme disease from tiny ticks, West Nile virus f...