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The Color Of Your Sheets May Attract Bedbugs Because Life Isn’t Fair

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living

Do bedbugs prefer their hiding places to be a certain color? Researchers conducted a series of tests in a lab to see if bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) wo...

One Of Our Worst Fears May Be True: Bedbugs Are Getting Stronger

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 04.17.2016 | Science

Sleep tight... In case your phobia of bedbugs wasn't torturous enough, here comes a new study that suggests the pesky insects are getting stronger. Re...

Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorder and Bedbugs: Let's Talk About It

Brooke M. Feldman | Posted 02.09.2016 | Impact
Brooke M. Feldman

1 out of 4 people in our country lives with a diagnosable mental health or substance use disorder. That's 25% of the population in the United States....

We're Losing The War On Bedbugs

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.29.2016 | Science

In the ongoing battle between bedbugs and the humans whose blood they suck, it seems the bugs may be winning -- at least in some parts of the country....

8 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Health While Traveling

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

How many times have you come home from a great vacation with an unwanted souvenir in the form of a nasty cold or stomach bug? Or even worse, started f...

The Surefire Way To Spot Bedbugs In Your Hotel Room

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Bedbugs are the ultimate travel nightmare, and you might not know you've brought them home with you until it's too late. Spare yourself the mental and...

10 Ways Hotels Are Seriously Ripping You Off

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

On average hotels do a much better job of satisfying customers than airlines—a conclusion supported by many surveys and ranking systems. But beating...

Alex Morgan Rips Women’s Soccer League For Bedbug-Ridden Hotels

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.18.2015 | Sports

Alex Morgan is back to playing with the Portland Thorns FC of the National Women’s Soccer League after the Women’s World Cup, and she’s apparent...

67 Tips For Avoiding Bedbugs In New York City

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.12.2015 | Comedy

Avoid cabs. That's always rule number one. Avoid the subway during peak hours. Too many people. Avoid the subway late at night. Trust us. Never hold...

The Newest Delegates To The U.N. Are A Bunch Of Bloodsucking Parasites

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.25.2015 | Weird News

The newest delegates to the United Nations are a bunch of bloodsucking parasites. On Tuesday, staff at the U.N.'s New York headquarters got a mess...

6 Super Successful Ways to Get Rid of Bugs in Your Home and Garden

Hometalk | Posted 05.26.2016 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Between the warmer weather and the nighttime cookouts, spring is a constant struggle between wanting to spend time outside and wanting to protect yourself from pesky bugs.

There's A Good Chance You'll Get Bedbugs If You Live In One Of These Cities

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.23.2015 | HuffPost Home

"You've got bedbugs," probably tops the list of worst things you can hear about your home. It's one thing to get stains out of your couch, but an ...

The Boys Behind the Bedbugs!!! Off-B'way Infestation

Jamie Leo | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie Leo

Q: What's gay, gay, gay, and bites? I met with the young creators of Bedbugs!!! - in a virtual space - to avoid personal contact, what with the Aug...

Beat the Bite: The Best Bug Sprays

The Active Times | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

It's that time of the year. Those sweet summer months where we put away our chunky jackets and spend our days savoring the outdoors. But, anyone who h...

How To Check A Room For Bedbugs

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Let’s be real: No one wants bedbugs. They may not spread disease, but they are still an itchy, psychological nightmare. Obviously the most tell-...

Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite

Sonia Gil | Posted 06.21.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

The last thing you want to be doing on your relaxing vacation is to be on the hunt for bugs! So I am here to tell you how to, not only how to prevent them from disturbing your trip, but most importantly, how to prevent them from coming home with you!

The British Invasion

Francis Levy | Posted 05.18.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

For a while New Yorkers were threatened by bedbugs. Then there were the Beatles. Now young British women wearing spikey calf high boots are the latest...

New Study Shows How Long You Have To Freeze Your Stuff To Kill Bed Bugs

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're freezing bed bug-infested items to kill the little critters, make sure you keep those items frozen for at least two days, and up to four day...

Bed Bug Folk Remedy Really Works, Research Shows

| Posted 04.17.2013 | Science

By Traci Watson Those suffering from bedbugs may try freezing, burning, or poisoning the pests, often to no avail. Now, researchers have provided ev...

Chicago Isn't Taking Its Worst-In-The-Nation Bedbug Ranking Lying Down

Posted 01.29.2013 | Chicago

A group of three aldermen aren't taking Chicago's worst-in-the-nation bed bug ranking lying down. On Tuesday, Alds. Ray Suarez (31st), Harry Osterm...

And The Nation's Most Bedbug-Infested Cities Are..

Posted 01.17.2013 | Chicago

It's a distinction no city wants near its name: Number One In Bedbugs. The dubious honor this year goes to Chicago, which crept past the 2011 winne...

WSJ Has Bedbugs

www.capitalnewyork.com | Posted 03.16.2013 | Media

Wall Street Journal employees began their day this morning with a bit of a headscratcher. (More of a head-to-toe scratcher, really.)...

Metro Battles Pesky Blood Suckers

Posted 11.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The news that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has been battling bedbugs in a section of its downtown headquarters is ...

Bedbugs Scare Shut Down Courtroom, Likely False Alarm

Posted 08.24.2012 | Detroit

A witness in a Detroit case accidentally found a way to get out of his court appearance: when a judge evacuated her courtroom after insects were notic...

Local Lawmaker Wages War On Bedbugs

Sarah Medina | Posted 08.06.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco may not be America's most bedbug-ridden city, but we're pretty up there. And District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim wants to do something ab...