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Bedbug Cases In Los Angeles Could 'Explode' Warn Experts

latimes.com | Martha Groves, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

New Yorkers aren't the only ones coping with creepy, crawly bloodsuckers. Bedbugs have turned up in the Golden Triangle retail district of Beverly ...

Protecting Yourself Against Bed Bugs

Michael Colongione | Posted 03.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Colongione

How do you protect yourself while waiting for the experts to effectively rid our cities of bed bugs?

Catch Him, But Don't Kill Him

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

We're in bed watching an old black-and-white movie when suddenly my wife sits up with a jolt, pointing toward the kitchen with a trembling finger. "Oh my God, a mouse just ran by!"

I'm Not Perfect, But After My New Year's Resolutions I Will Be

Pee-wee Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Pee-wee Herman

These are things I would like to improve upon or accomplish in 2011 in no particular order and for no particular reason other than to bring my already exceptional self a little closer to perfection. Read 'em and weep.

Svetlana Tendler Sues Waldorf-Astoria For Bedbug Trauma

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

In a story that just won't go away, the famed Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City is facing a third lawsuit over bedbugs, according to The Gothamis...

No Tenure for Bedbugs

Arthur Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Arthur Goldstein

I suggest before Cathie Black gets rid of teachers, she get rid of bedbugs and do so with extreme prejudice.

USC Students Claim Bed Bug Infestation

ktla.com | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Students at USC say there's a widespread bed bug problem, according to an undercover investigation by KTLA news. The tiny, blood-suc...

Cleaner Set Fire To Mattress Out Of Bed Bug Fear, And "Laziness"

nydailynews.com | By Melissa Grace | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A public housing building cleaner was charged with arson for setting fire in a hallway to a mattress she feared was infested with bedbugs, officials s...

Mopping Up 2010 and What to Expect in 2011

Ron Gitter | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ron Gitter

As the year comes to an end, here's a look at a few of the significant developments that have impacted buying, selling or owning a co-op or condo in Gotham.

When Traveling, B Is for "Bedbug," not "Baggage"

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

While there is no instant fix for bedbugs, there are ways to control and avoid them when traveling.

Bedbugs Crawling In Juicy Couture

New York Real Estate News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Juicy Couture store on Fifth Avenue -- the largest in the country -- is the latest New York City location to be hit with bedbugs. The two-story fl...

Stink Bugs On The Rise In Homes Across East Coast

wkyc.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From Virginia to New York, this is the year of the stink bug. The harmless insects less than the size of a dime get their name from scent glands un...

Twist! Landlords Now Asking Tenants About Bed Bug History

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Landlords are planning to ask prospective tenants whether they've ever lived with bedbugs. From the New York Post: Landlords and co-op boards --...

Inside The Brutal Business Of Battling Bedbugs

DailyFinance | BRUCE WATSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While New York is officially the most bedbug-ridden city in the country, the nocturnal bloodsuckers have become a problem across the country, as the e...

Will Bedbugs Hinder Retail Therapy This Holiday Season? The New 'Buyer's Remorse'

Michael Colongione | Posted 03.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Colongione

I receive many calls from customers concerned after they have shopped in a store where bedbugs have been found. Here are some tips that will help you during the upcoming holiday shopping season.

Micro Monsters

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A new book, 'Micro Monsters', showcases some of the planet's most horrible insects and microscopic beasts. British author and trained zoologist, Tom J...

Scary Scary Scary New York City

Patrick Sauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patrick Sauer

I can't see them, but I know they're everywhere. A WPIX headline screamed bed bugs have reached an "epidemic scale!" And that was based on a survey of pest control companies.

Bedbug Disclosure Bill Signed Into Law By Paterson

BrickUnderground | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Effective immediately, New York City landlords must let prospective tenants know in writing if an apartment has suffered a bed bug infestation within ...

Waldorf SUED Over Bedbugs

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Park Avenue's Waldorf Astoria was sued for $13,000 last week by a Nassau County mother who alleged that her 6-year-old daughter picked up...

Bigger National Crisis: Bedbugs or Unemployment?

Surya Yalamanchili | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Surya Yalamanchili

You can't accuse Congresswoman Jean Schmidt of not standing up to bedbugs. She's ready to go to war against them. Standing up for American jobs? Apparently, not so much.

Bed Bug Outbreak Reported In LA County

KTLA | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- L.A. County Health officials, federal health officials and pest control experts say a bed bug infestation has returned to L.A. County. ...

Protecting Yourself From Bedbugs: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.04.2011 | Small Business

Having to take your shoes off for a security guard. Paying $50 because your luggage is a few pounds too heavy. Jet lag. What we used to complain about...

Bed Bug Report Calls For Bed Bug Czar

BrickUnderground | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

At last. A 39-page battle plan for ending New York City's bed bug epidemic will be released tomorrow afternoon at a press conference by Mayor Bloom...

The Most Commonly Asked Bedbug Questions ANSWERED (PHOTOS)

Michael Colongione | Posted 03.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Colongione

The most common issue with over-the-counter use vs. professional is misuse of the product.

Bedbugs Are Back: How To Protect Yourself

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With concern about the bedbug resurgence reaching a fever pitch across the country, Chicago's own battle with the pests continues, with almost double ...