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Ouch! What Bug Just Bit You?

Stay Bug Bite-Free This Summer

Stay Bug Bite-Free This Summer

Summertime, when 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.