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Insect Repellent Buzzards Bay MA

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(508) 273-0436
2421 Cranberry Hwy Ste 110
Wareham, MA
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M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

The Soy of Life
(508) 746-5977
12 Lombard St.
Plymouth, MA

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Cape Cod Nails
(508) 759-1599
160 Macarthur Blvd # 10
Buzzards Bay, MA

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Origins Natural Resources
(508) 539-1006
24 Central Rd
Mashpee, MA

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Upper Cut
(508) 428-6990
3832 Falmouth Rd
Marstons Mills, MA

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Painted Red Naturals Boutique
(508) 428-2577
845 Main Street
Osterville, MA

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Island's Own / Herbal Body Care
(508) 338-3112
PO Box 1504
Vineyard Haven, MA

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Mad Cutter
(508) 759-2994
430 Shore Rd
Pocasset, MA

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JCPenney Salon
(866) 603-5836

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E & M Hair Design
(508) 548-7680
286 Teaticket Hwy
Teaticket, MA

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Advice for helping kids avoid insect bites this summer

Advice for helping kids avoid insect bites this summer

James Dunsford

Proper use of bug spray is effective in helping kids avoid mosquito and other bug bitesBugs like mosquitoes and ticks can be a common summertime health risk for fathers and their kids, especially since many are spending more time outside.

Consumer Reports magazine recently tested some of the most popular insect repellents on the market. According to WebMD, the magazine is recommending six different repellents to reduce the risk of bug bites. They are: Off Deep Woods Sportsmen II, Cutter Backwoods Unscented, Off Family Care Smooth and Dry, 3M Ultrathon Insect Repellent, Repel Plant Based Lemon Eucalyptus and Natrapel 8-Hour with picaridin.

Many of these contain DEET, a chemical that can be dangerous in high concentrations. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents to use products with no more than 30 percent concentration of DEET on their kids. (Insect repellents aren't advised for use on babies under two months, either.)

Experts say parents should follow package directions when using insect repellent on their kids, avoiding spraying them on the face and in the eyes, mouth, nose or on cuts. Fathers should apply repellents to their kids' faces by spraying them on their hands first.

Other ways to avoid insect bites include staying indoors at dawn and dusk, wearing light-colored, loose-fitting clothing when outdoors, avoiding scented products that attract mosquitoes, eliminating standing water in your yard, wearing hats and pants...

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