Author Archives: Elizabeth Nolan Brown

Think You’re A Mosquito Magnet? You Might Be Right

Think You're A Mosquito Magnet? You Might Be Right

Mosquitos have always loved me. As a child, my mother told be it was because mosquitos were more attracted to blondes, and within my frame of reference—one blonde sister who, like me, was frequently bitten; a lot of brunette cousins who were not—this seemed plausible enough.

It’s not. But there are other reasons why some people are more attractive to mosquitos than others.

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