Bug spray, or insect repellent, uses a variety of ingredients that can make you invisible to insects looking for someone to bite. Keep in mind, though, that it won't do much to keep away stinging insects like bees, wasps, and hornets.
Follow label directions carefully. And try these tips:
You come home after a day away, step into the house, and the symptoms hit: Watery eyes, scratchy throat, congestion. Could it be indoor allergies?
Allergies are very common. An estimated 50 million Americans are allergic to everything from dust and dander, to mold and mites.
But what about you? How can you be sure you have indoor allergies -- and pinpoint what’s causing them? To help you understand what’s behind your allergy symptoms, WebMD got tips from experts on how to recognize common allergy...