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Bugs Biting? Help Is Here

All of the rain and humidity we’ve been dealing with lately,  especially warmer nights, is making many cold-blooded creatures such as bugs even more active. If ...

All of the rain and humidity we’ve been dealing with lately,  especially warmer nights, is making many cold-blooded creatures such as bugs even more active.

If you’ve been swatting them away like crazy including mosquitos, Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey teamed up with a pro from the University of Scranton who offered several tips to keep the bugs at bay.

Department of Biology insect expert Dr. David Ingber joined Ryan on Tuesday.   David has his PhD in entomology and wildlife ecology.

His ideas included a DIY natural approach to fend off mosquitos. It included using lemon-eucalyptus oil. Just mix some of the oil with water in a spray bottle, shake it up, and spray on your skin for 2 to 4 hours of protection at a time.