Jun 16, 2015 9:00 AM

Author: Office of Public Affairs

DEET, the active ingredient in many insect repellents, works effectively to ward off pesky mosquitoes and problematic ticks. But many are wary of this chemical’s effect on people. Brian Ely, DO, a family medicine physician at University of Utah Health, gives us the lowdown on DEET. 

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