mosquitoes

Are you a mosquito magnet? It could be your smell

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - If mosquitoes love you, new research suggests it may be because of how you smell. A study published Tuesday finds that people who are “mosquito magnets” have high levels of certain chemicals on…

Backyard mosquito spraying booms, but may be too deadly

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - It's an increasingly familiar sight in U.S. cities and suburbs: workers in gloves and masks, spraying yards for mosquitoes. As climate change widens the insect's range and lengthens its…