mosquitos

Deet Me Up: How Best to Repel a Mosquito

When it comes to protection from mosquitoes, opinions are abuzz.  Burn citronella candles.  Wear repellant bracelets.  Douse yourself with Avon's Skin-So-Soft.  Eat garlic.  Take vitamin B1...

Forbes: Dr. Schwarcz comments on whether natural products can protect us from mosquitos with West Nile Virus

Published: 19Jul2013

Almost 40,000 people in the United States developed West Nile virus last year and 1,549 died because of it. Compare that to 1999, the first year the disease was seen in North America, when only 62...

Homeopathic Mosquito Repellant-Concentrated Bunk

In the view of the vast majority of scientists, and certainly mine, any claim that homeopathic preparations have an effect beyond placebo is pure bunk. Homeopathic solutions are diluted to an...