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Insect Repellent Fairbanks AK

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JC Penney
(907) 479-7933
1875 University Ave S #2
Fairbanks, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat 10:00-6:00
Sun Closed

Blueberry Baby
(907) 347-2772
127 Glacier Avenue
Fairbanks, AK

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Make Up By Lisa
(907) 388-9905
712 island homes
Fairbanks, AK
Cost
$0 - $600

Mane Place
(907) 456-8800
1255 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK

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Split End
(907) 456-8151
4001 Geist Rd Ste 10
Fairbanks, AK

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Sears
(907) 474-4450
3115 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -9pm
Sat:8am -9pm
Sun:11am -6pm

Alaska Bush Cutters
(907) 457-2874
615 17th Ave
Fairbanks, AK

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U S Nails
(907) 374-8749
314 Old Steese Hwy
Fairbanks, AK

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Hair Palace
(907) 451-9128
407 Gaffney Rd
Fairbanks, AK

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Sukis Hair Salon
(907) 474-1005
3451 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK

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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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