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The Best Way To Deter Mosquitoes - Naturally — The New York Times

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by Nancy Mitchell last modified Aug 20, 2013

I live in Houston, Texas, otherwise known as the Mosquito Capital of the World. Those little buggers are everywhere. Sometimes they're not even deterred by bug spray. So what exactly are you supposed to do? Stop breathing, suggests this helpful article from The Atlantic . (Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale.) But it also includes a link to a New York Times story with some more, er, practical advice. You may be surprised to learn that the #1 mosquito deterrent doesn't involve any chemicals at all — and it's something you probably have at home already.  More        






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