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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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Termites 101: A Primer for Homeowners

Want to protect your house? It's as simple as following a few easy steps. By Jim Morrison Termites. Simply mentioning the word makes people cringe. Termites live in nearly every state in the union, they are very difficult to spot, and they want to eat your house. So what is a homeowner to do? First... 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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Anyone can have Bugs…even Celebrities!

Celebrities Particularly Susceptible to Bedbugs, Experts Say Bradley Cooper, Renee Zellweger, Howard Stern.... By Alexandra Hein What do these celebrities have in common aside from money, fame and paparazzi camped outside their homes and places of business? That would be bedbugs.  The blood... more
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New research finds bedbugs are carriers of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

The resurgence of bedbug infestations have been a nuisance at best for hotels and homeowners as scientists have always said that the tiny blood-sucking creatures didn’t carry infectious agents that could harm humans. However, new research out of Canada reported Wednesday sheds some different... more
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National Online Bed Bug Registry locates hotels with dreaded infestations

We all know the old adage: "Good night, don't let the bed bugs bite." But who would imagine that there is a growing pest problem in some of the leading hotels where beg bugs are being identified and reported? A new web site, www.bedbugregistry.com, is a useful tool to see up-to-date information... more
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Bedbug invasion in Boston

They lay in wait for you as they crawl around inside your mattress and now apparently, no one is immune no matter how much you have in your bank account. According to the Boston Herald, bedbugs are taking over throughout the city to the horror of many, especially in the Back Bay and South End where... more
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Bed bugs get own web site(s)

May 19th, 2011 2:37 am ET Broderick Perkins Consumer News Examiner Surprisingly, The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is the Johnny-come-lately web site for all things bed bugs. Business must be slow. The association, just this month, announced AllThingsBedBugs.org to "arm users with... more
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What You Should Know About Bedbugs

A little about bedbugs The bed bugs are tiny creatures that reproduce rapidly, don’t die easily, and can go a year without feeding. Their flattened bodies help them hide in the cracks and crevices around the room and within furniture. There favorite hiding places include the bed frame, mattress... more
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