News tagged with bedbugs

NYC looks to stop spreading bedbug infestations

(AP) -- One of every 15 New Yorkers battled bedbugs last year, officials said Wednesday as they announced a plan to fight the spreading infestation, including a public-awareness campaign and a top entomologist ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Health
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Bug-bomb foggers are no match for bed bugs

Consumer products known as "bug bombs" or "foggers" have been sold for decades for use against many common household insects. However, recent research published in the Journal of Economic Entomology (JEE) shows these produc ...

dateJun 04, 2012 in Ecology
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Yikes, bedbugs! EPA looks to stop resurgence

(AP) -- "Don't let the bedbugs bite." Doesn't seem so bad in a cheerful bedtime rhyme, but it's becoming a really big problem now that the nasty critters are invading hospitals, college dorms and even swanky ...

dateApr 14, 2009 in Health
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Battling the bedbug epidemic

"Sleep tight, don't let the bedbugs bite" -- is becoming an impossible dream for millions of people as the world experiences a resurgence of an ancient scourge that is fostering human misery, financial burdens and the risk ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Other
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