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Ouch! What Bug Just Bit You?

Stay Bug Bite-Free This Summer

Stay Bug Bite-Free This Summer

Ah, summertime. The days are longer, the nights are hotter — and the season’s peskiest bugs are out in full force. Bug bites can be an itchy and irritating consequence of time spent outdoors — and in some cases, they can lead to serious health complications. Learn how to identify some of summer’s most common bugs and their bites — and get tips on protecting yourself.

By Andrea Craig. Published July 9, 2012. Andrea Craig is a freelance writer and editorial assistant at a national magazine in New York City.