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Facts About Bedbugs, Some Bad, Some Not So Bad… But In No Way Good

When you hear someone say 'bedbugs' you just feel yucky, they are nasty little bloodsuckers and no one wants them, more than that, no one wants other people to find out the have them. They cause embarrassment and shame, even though 90% of the time you probably did nothing to cause them, they come... more
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Bedbugs Traveling On Buses; You Can Run But You Can't Hide

Bedbugs hitching rides on Detroit buses, say drivers Published June 29, 2012 FoxNews.com The union representing Detroit's bus drivers has reportedly asked local lawmakers to put pressure on the transit agency to help stop the spread of bedbugs on buses. The Detroit News reports that roughly 50... more
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The Facts About The Chagas Disease And The Kissing Bug

Is Chagas Disease Really the 'AIDS of the Americas'? May 31, 2012 -- Chagas disease is being called the new "AIDS of the Americas." The shocking comparison has put this neglected tropical disease in headlines around the world. Who's at risk? Is Chagas really as bad as AIDS? Here's WebMD's Chagas... more
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Interesting Mosquito Facts

Mosquitoes, the insects that are hated all over the world. These pesky, disease-carrying pests make a living by sucking the blood out of just about anything that moves, especially us! But here are some interesting facts about the mosquito. Mosquitoes are the deadliest animals on Earth. That's... more
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New Method to Control Disease-Carrying Insects

Purdue researchers are discovering the next generation of insecticides directed at disease-carrying insects like mosquitoes, ticks and tsetse flies, which could help professionals in the human health and veterinary sectors. Catherine A. Hill, associate professor of entomology in the College of... more
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Possible Mental Effects of Bedbugs

Bedbugs can cause all sorts of problems, a really big one that can affect anyone in the house are psychological effects. Mothers, fathers and even children can suffer from anxiety and embarrassment due to bedbugs. The Psychological Effects of Bedbugs Arguably one of the worst things about having a... more
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Bedbugs Have Been Around For Thousands Of Years And Aren’t Going Anywhere!

Haven’t heard too much on the bedbug front lately have we… but let’s not forget, those disgusting little bugs chomping away are still out there. They have been around for thousands of years and I imagine they will be for thousands more. Bedbugs are a parasitic insect that prefer to feed on... more
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Boston struggles with growing bed bug infestations

Boston struggles with growing bed bug infestations: Updated: Thursday, 17 Nov 2011, 6:18 AM EST Published : Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011, 6:57 PM EST Mike Beaudet www.twitter.com/channel_mike BOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) - A growing epidemic of bed bug infestations has left the city of Boston... more
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Natural pest control: Mosquitos and fleas

These are the two most common insect pests New Englanders loathe. They both can carry bloodbourne pathogens that can be harmful and sometimes even deadly. Nasty little bloodsuckers that they are the best way is to prevent that they ever show up on your person! Natural Mosquito Repellents First of... more
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Bedbugs: Travel Tips to ward off bedbugs plus video

It seems like those blood sucking bedbugs are popping up everywhere. From hotel rooms to dressing rooms and now, news that bedbugs were discovered in a patient’s room at a Providence hospital. The issue of bedbugs is making many feel like they just want to stay home, but there are tips you can... more
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