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Insect Repellent Lewiston ME

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Target
(207) 504-5050
125 Topsham Fair Mall Rd
Topsham, ME
Store Hours
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.

Safar Bodycare LLC
(207) 891-3074
10 Pleasant St
Brunswick, ME

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Hair Connection
(207) 783-4311
1543 Hotel Rd
Auburn, ME

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Beaucage, Lionel - New England Medical Fitness
(207) 373-0907
16 Monument Pl
Topsham, ME

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Salon Freeport
(207) 865-9191
13 School St
Freeport, ME

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The Maine Soapsmith
(207) 666-5725
131 Wood Schoolhouse Road
Bowdoin, ME

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Great Things, Inc.
(207) 627-4545
28 Powhatan Road
Otisfield, ME

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Paradise Salon & Spa
(207) 777-3939
20 Union Street
Auburn, ME

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Simply Skin
(207) 729-0667
24 Jordan Ave
Brunswick, ME

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Hair Loft
(207) 377-8758
5 Union St Ste B
Winthrop, ME

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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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