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Why you're so attractive to mosquitos

Sometimes it's hard to define what makes someone attractive. But for those being courted by mosquitoes, it could be due to their genetics.

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Tags: mosquitoes, Mike Raupp, Megan Cloherty

Mosquitoes are crashing fewer BBQs this summer

They may not be welcome summer guests but they are certainly expected. And this season, we've seen a lot fewer mosquitoes -- which the experts say it's all about the weather.

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 04:05pm EDT

Tags: mosquitoes, Megan Cloherty

Maryland health officials warn against West Nile, new virus

The mosquito traps are out -- and West Nile surveillance season is underway in Maryland.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:29am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, mosquitoes, chikungunya, West Nile virus

Why mosquitoes bite some people and not others

Studies show some mosquitoes are more attracted to people with specific body odors.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 06:11am EDT

Tags: Jasmine Song, mosquitoes, DEET, Plants, Dr. Mercola

Low-maintenance ways to ward off pesky mosquitoes this summer

These DIY strategies can help prevent these blood sucking insects from ruining your outdoor activities.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 09:06am EDT

Tags: Jasmine Song, mosquitoes, U.S. News and World Report

Zappers among ineffective mosquito-control measures

Consumer Reports took a closer look at what worked to control mosquitoes and what didn't.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 08:05am EDT

Tags: mosquitoes, Kristi King

D.C. among cities where you're more likely to get bitten by mosquitoes

Resident of the D.C. metro area may want to wear some extra bug repellent after ranking near the top of a list of cities with the most mosquitoes in 2013.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 12:27pm EDT

Tags: Orkin, mosquitoes

Mosquito season in full swing, worse than previous years

Swatting more and lovin' the backyard and patio less these days? Does it seem there are more mosquitoes than usual?

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 04:48am EDT

Tags: raupp, joe conlon

West Nile virus: Protect yourself from this mosquito-transmitted illness

Last year turned out to be the worst year in more than a decade for West Nile virus, and as the summer approaches people are being warned to protect themselves.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 05:54am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, West Nile, mosquitoes, Jorge Arias

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