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Jun 28, 2016

One benefit to the Zika virus outbreak: Health Matters has been deluged with excellent information on mosquito repellents. We share this with you, as well as our thoughts on standing desks, medical uses of FitBit, a new brain cooling device to help you sleep, and the (FDA approved) stomach pump to help you lose weight (???!?). For the next hour, why not let your radio be your medical device?

Tip: There are four EPA registered active ingredients in mosquito repellents: DEET, IR3535, oil of lemon eucalyptus, and picaridin.  It is time to get serious about preventing mosquito bites.

Links:

The CDC on mosquito repellents

The Boston Globe on standing desks