Consumer Reports: ‘Organic’ children’s mosquito repellent ineffective

| May 13th, 2015

A trend towards more organic products to repel bugs may be more of a marketing gimmick than it is science based. Consumer Reports released a report about the effectiveness of mosquito repellent for both children and adults and the results found the most effective products were actually the safest but not necessarily organic, followed by products which […]

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| May 7th, 2014

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| April 28th, 2014

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| April 24th, 2014

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| April 23rd, 2014

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| April 22nd, 2014

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| April 15th, 2014

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| April 15th, 2014

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| April 14th, 2014

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