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Personal Days Skin Care
(603) 279-4855
48 Main Street
Meredith, NH

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Aesthetics By Michelle
(603) 520-4990
734 N Main St Ste 9
Laconia, NH

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The Color Amber Salon
(603) 527-1999
397 Union Ave.
Laconia, NH

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Hair Excitement
(603) 528-5666
96 Daniel Webster Hwy Ste 21
Belmont, NH

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Hair Excitement
(603) 286-4057
120 Laconia Rd Ste 221
Tilton, NH

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Nu Dos Incorporated
(603) 528-2044
74 Church St
Laconia, NH

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Nirvana Skin Care Therapies
(603) 524-0411
382 Union Ave
Laconia, NH

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SunDay's Salon & Spa, Inc.
(603) 524-9445
653 Main St
Laconia, NH

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Gabriel's Salon & Day Spa
(603) 286-9454
289 Main St
Tilton, NH

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Capelli Hair & Body Salon
(603) 569-5999
39 N Main St
Wolfeboro, NH

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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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