1. Mosquitoes Kill
    Categories: Health Tips & Flu & Pandemic

    Mosquitoes Kill

    Mosquitoes are responsible for more deaths than any other creature on the planet. This comes to mind at present because of the current Zika Scare, but it has been a known fact for a long time. Mosquitoes are harbingers of death - they carry West Nile Virus, Dengue, Malaria, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever, La Crosse Encephalitis, and many other gnarly diseases. More reading: World Mosquito Day, The Best...
  2. Zika Scare
    Categories: Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips, Outdoor Safety & Flu & Pandemic

    Zika Scare

    There's a lot of hype around the Zika Virus, and just like when everyone was panicking over Ebola last year, there'a a lot of media exaggeration, social rumor, and misinformation out there. What is Zika? Zika virus disease exhibits symptoms including fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a...
  3. Categories: General Safety Topics & Outdoor Safety


    According to the CDC, mosquito-borne illnesses are a serious threat - especially in these humid Summer to Autumn transitional days. Use insect repellent: When used as directed, insect repellent is the BEST way to protect yourself from mosquito bites.  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents are safe for even children and pregnant women. All the EPA-registered insect repellents are evaluated...
  4. Categories: Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips, Info News & Press Releases

    The Best Way to Stop Bug Bites according to Consumer Reports

    In a recent article entitled “Best Way to Stop Bug Bites”, Consumer Reports once again recommends Natrapel 8 hour, and references their 2010 study which found Natrapel to be the only non-Deet repellent to receive their recommendation. This is another phenomenal endorsement from a trusted consumer resource. Check out the full article here:     Natrapel 8-hour 1oz Pump...
  5. Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles, General Safety Topics, Health Tips & Info News

    What is DEET? Is it Safe?

    Is DEET bad? No - it's actually a very effective insect repellent (also spelled insect repellant accurately, in  case you were wondering) and the environmental impact and safety concerns are mostly urban legend and FAR outweighed by the efficacy and heath benefits (you don't want Lyme Disease or West Nile Virus, do you?) Environmental Working Group’s science review concluded that...
  6. Categories: Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Info News & Flu & Pandemic

    The world's deadliest animal

    The mosquito is the world's deadliest animal, and CDC is fighting mosquito-borne diseases worldwide. GET INSECT REPELLENT!

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