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Tips for checking for signs of bedbugs Special

The U.S. is experiencing an alarming increase in the number of bedbug populations. This affects private residences, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, and schools. To help manage this, dermatologist Seemal R. Desai, MD offers some tips.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Household tips ineffective against bed bugs

A leading insect researcher has said that many of the popular household tips for controlling or getting rid of bedbugs are ineffective.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Man accidentally sets house on fire in attempt to kill bed bugs

A man set his house on fire while trying to rid his home of bed bugs. According to local police, four firefighters and the home owner were injured as a result of the fire.
In the Media by Sami Zaatari - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Bedbugs have a weak spot — Bean leaves

Sydney - Good new for the much-bitten, the nasty little bastards do have a weakness. It seems they get stuck on bean leaves. Get out the sledgehammers, it’s bedbug-bashing time.
In the Media by Paul Wallis - 4 comments

Fungus used to combat bed bugs

According to researchers at Penn State University, 'biopesticides', which are naturally occurring fungi, might provide an answer to the common problem with bedbugs.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Philadelphia wins title of most bedbug infested city in U.S.

Terminix, a major pest control company that annually ranks major cities in the U.S. based on the number of bedbug infestations confirmed, has ranked Philadelphia the most bedbug infested city in the U.S. for 2012.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 2 comments

Bedbug infestation index ranks New York as top American city

An annual city index on bed bug infestations, released just before the Memorial Day holiday, reminds travelers of the top cities where bedbug populations are concentrated.
In the Media by Michael Krebs

Mattress Mattress exchange program discontinued in Canada

Canada's Mattress Mattress, a western Canada mattress company has discontinued their "Comfort Exchange" program. The lack of rules governing mattresses had to be addressed in the company's eyes.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Bedbugs found at the United Nations BBC Media Centre

New York - Amid continuing reports of bedbug infestation in New York City, the United Nations is facing the same problem at their media centre.
In the Media by William Charles Baker - 2 comments

Michigan couple sues Waldorf Astoria claiming room had bedbugs

A couple from Plymouth, Michigan, has filed a lawsuit against New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel claiming their room was infested with bedbugs.
In the Media by Cynthia Trowbridge - 14 comments

Firefighters battle blaze and bedbugs

Denver - Firefighters had to fight more than smoke and flames when they went to a house fire in Denver, Colorado; they also had to battle bedbugs.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 1 comment

Bedbugs shut down Nike flagship store in New York

New York - Nike closed its flagship store in Manhattan on Saturday, after bedbugs were found in the popular five-storey Niketown outlet.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 2 comments

Bedbugs shut down NY Times Square movie theater

New York - The AMC Empire 25 movie theater in New York's Times Square had to lock its doors Tuesday night to deal with another bedbug infestation.
In the Media by Laura Trowbridge - 9 comments

Luxury shop hires beagle to hunt for bedbugs

New York - Bergdorf Goodman, a high-end Fifth Avenue shop, has brought in an insect-sniffing beagle to patrol for bedbugs. Although none of the bugs have been found in the store, New York City is currently battling an infestation.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 1 comment

New York City to spend big bucks on campaign against bedbugs

New York - Bedbugs are becoming an increasing problem across the United States, but it seems especially so in New York City. Complaints against the intruders have increased 40 percent in the past three years in NYC.
In the Media by Laura Trowbridge - 13 comments

Bedbugs force closure of second Abercrombie & Fitch store in NY

Abercrombie & Fitch have closed two of their Manhattan, New York stores this week because of an infestation of bedbugs. The South Street Seaport store and the Hollister Epic store in SoHo are now closed until the bedbugs can be dealt with.
In the Media by Laura Trowbridge - 4 comments

How Bed Bugs Outsmart Poisons

In the first study to explain recent failure to control bedbugs, toxicologists show how some bugs have developed resistance to pyrethroid neurotoxins.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 5 comments

Squad Cars and Jail Bugged by Bedbugs

About three weeks ago, inmates at the Westchester jail started complaining about being bitten by insects in their cells, and not long after, various officers started complaining of being bitten while they were out on patrol in different patrol cars.
In the Media by Debra Myers - 13 comments

Woman claims bedbugs caused nightmares

A Siloam Springs woman has sued a motel, claiming that her bed was infested with bugs and that she now suffers recurring nightmares from the experience.
In the Media by RobotGod - 1 comment

Bedbugs Chase Firefighters Out Of Fire Station

Firefighters have been forced to abandon a busy station because it's infested with bedbugs.
In the Media by - 4 comments

Singer Sues Hilton for $6 Million

Soprano Alison Trainer claimed she was bitten by bedbugs while at Phoenix's Hilton Suites. She's now suing the corporation to the tune $6 million dollars for pain and suffering.
In the Media by americangeiko - 1 comment

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