Woodbury bed bug fire brings lesson on pest control, reveals fire truck glitch

WOODBURY — Nearly a month after a fire sparked by efforts to kill bed bugs consumed a Penn Street home, locals are left with at least two important lessons.  (Read More of This Story)

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Letting the Bedbugs Bite: Repellant Maker Fined for Misleading Ads

If you’re plagued by tiny nigh-invisible nightly visitors that leave your arms  and legs dotted with itchy welts, you may have stopped short of dousing your  mattress in kerosene and cathartically (if unwisely) lighting a match by first  giving spray-on products that promise to kill bedbugs a shot.  (Read More of This Story)

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Salvation Army Gets Creative in Bed Bug Battle

LAS VEGAS — Bed bugs are small parasitic insects that feed on blood while people sleep, and they are taking over Salvation Army shelters. (Read More of This Story)

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Travelers Having Dramatic Impact Spreading Bed Bugs

Earlier this month, Terminix reported bed bug complaint calls were up dramatically this year in cities across the country–54 percent in Sacramento, 53 percent in Milwaukee, 50 percent in Las Vegas, 47 percent in Columbus, 46 percent in Baltimore, 41 percent in San Bernardino, and 40 percent in St. Louis. (Read More of This Story)

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Where the bed bugs are: Report shows rise in 15 cities

Start scratching. Terminix has just issued its annual list of top bed-bug infested cities. In a twist this year,  the exterminator has identified the 15 top cities with the largest increase in infestations. (Read More of This Story)

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Bedbugs Invade Hospitals

As if adapting to health-care reform and curbing the “nightmare bacteria” weren’t challenge enough, hospitals are increasingly plagued by another problem: bedbugs. (Read More of this Story)

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How a Leafy Folk Remedy Stopped Bedbugs in Their Tracks

Hooks on the bean leaf exploit thinner areas in the bedbug’s exoskeleton to trap it, scientists have discovered. The more the bug struggles to raise its legs to free itself, the more stuck it gets. (Read More of this Story Here)

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Couple says hospital room infested with bed bugs

Mesa Arizona woman says her husbands hospital room had bed bugs. ( Click Here to watch the video)

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Grayson County Shelter closes its doors while dealing with bed bugs

GRAYSON COUNTY, TX — The Grayson County Shelter has been battling bed bugs for the past few months.

But after trying every remedy, Director Ashley Earls said they finally decided to completely shut the doors and remodel the inside.  (Click Here to Read More of this Story)

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Albany Housing Authority fighting bed bugs

ALBANY, N.Y. – Although the Albany Housing Authority does confirm it has an issue with bed bugs, it says it’s getting a handle on it now. (Click Here to Read More of this Story)

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