Is there a safe way to prevent insects from sucking the fun out of summer? Products to deter pesky bugs can contain harmful chemicals. However, insects carry diseases such as Lyme disease and the West Nile Virus. So what do you do to protect yourself and your family?
DEET, or diethyltoluamide, is a common active ingredient in insect repellents, but because it is a potent chemical, it can cause side effects if not used properly.