Health and Wellness

Protecting yourself and family from insect bites


Summertime barbecues, short sleeves and spending time with friends and family by the water on a river or lake are some of the best things about Oregon summers. With ready access to coastal areas and cascade high lakes, outdoor recreation opportunities abound. Unfortunately, when you arrive at your destination you may find that you're not alone. Although most of the native and introduced insects in this part of the world are not particularly aggressive, there are a few that can ruin an otherwise perfect summer day without . . .