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:
It's hard enough to cope with allergies on the weekend, but dealing with allergies at work is even more challenging.
Ask anyone who's ever dozed off in the middle of an important meeting because of allergy symptoms or medications.
"Allergy symptoms are the No. 2 reason adults miss work," says James Sublett, MD, a board-certified asthma and allergy specialist in Louisville, Ky.
The average worker with allergies misses about one hour per week over the course of a year. But that sick time is often...