WebMD helps you identify bugs and their bites

Adult flea

Are you ready for a summer of no-see-ums and bloodsuckers? If you feel a little unprepared, here’s something to inspire you, courtesy of WebMd.com: health education, dermatology, and nice macro photography, all rolled into an informative slideshow.

Bad Bugs Slideshow: Identifying Bugs and Their Bites

After you’re through, you may want to read this:

6 Insect Repellents Get High Marks

For you lovers of natural products, one repellent uses lemon eucalyptus oil. For the rest of you, remember: never use a repellent with more than 30% DEET.

Here’s to a happy and healthy summer!

Arts: Swiss Artist Catalogs Mutant Insects Around Nuke Plants

Illustrations by Cornelia Hesse-Honegger

Arts: Swiss Artist Catalogs Mutant Insects Around Nuke Plants

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