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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

Washington area readies for mosquito season

Spring is finally here and the Washington area has already had some summer-like days. Now is the time to gear up for mosquito season. So what kind of a season can residents expect?

Monday - 04/22/2013, 03:07am EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, CDC