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Choose the Best Insect Repellent

Steppin Mosquito biteg outside this summer? You’ll need protection from biting insects. Biting insects are not only annoying, they can also spread diseases such as West Nile virus and Lyme disease. With so many insect repellents available, how do you choose the right one? Here’s your guide to finding the most effective (and safest) insect repellent for you and your family.

Natural and Alternative Treatments

Chinese herb image Some people may consider turning to alternative medicine to manage their disease. But what has been proven to work and what hasn't? Search here for detailed information on almost 200 conditions, nearly 350 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions.

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