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U.S. Grapples With Bed Bugs, Misuse Of Pesticides

AP | MATT LEINGANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A resurgence of bedbugs across the U.S. has homeowners and apartment dwellers taking desperate measures to eradicate the tenaci...

U.S. Grappling With Bedbugs, Misusing Dangerous Pesticides

AP | MATT LEINGANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A resurgence of bedbugs across the U.S. has homeowners and apartment dwellers taking desperate measures to eradicate the tenaci...

Bedbugs Attack Brooklyn's Criminal Justice System

brooklynpaper.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Bedbugs have opened up a second front in what appears to be the pesky mites' war on criminal justice offices in Downtown, showing up this week at the ...

An Open Letter to Irrational Humans From Frustrated Bedbugs

Christine Egan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Christine Egan

Dear paranoid, irrational, germophobic humans: We understand that some of you have become infatuated -- dare we say, obsessed -- with us lately.

New York The Most Bedbug Infested City In America

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A leading pest control company has released a list of the 15 most bedbug-infested cities, and New York, Philadelphia and Detroit ha...

Goldman Sachs's Latest Problem: Bedbugs

ABC News | Rich Blake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Employees who work in Goldman's Jersey City, N.J., office tower have been moved from certain floors and ordered out of the building at times because e...

Worrywart as Repository for 10 Unnerving Scenarios

Susan Orlins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Orlins

1. Ever since beginning my blog, Confessions of a Worrywart, I've become a repository for friends' and family members' unnerving scenarios. Just last...

WATCH: 40 Percent Of Bedbug Problems Occur In Commercial Businesses

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

"Good Morning America" aired a segment on Monday about bedbugs, this season's most popular--and most unfortunate--trend. After the critters hit Hollis...

Luxury Store Hires Bedbug-Hunting Beagle

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — High-end New York city retailer Bergdorf Goodman has hired a beagle to hunt for bedbugs – just in case. Store spokeswoman Ginger Ree...

Bedbugs Are Coming to Get You

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Wolff

It may be the nature of the alliteration, or the cuteness of the nursery rhyme, that makes it hard to discuss bedbugs as a profound urban crisis.

New York To Develop A Bedbug Plan

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — One of every 15 New Yorkers battled bedbugs last year, officials said Wednesday as they announced a plan to fight the spreading infes...

Last Look: Style News You Might Have Missed (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Welcome to the Last Look, where we round up the Style scraps that didn't make it to our news page this week. Click through and catch up on what else h...

Hachette Book Group Attacked By Bedbugs

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

First they hit the fashion conscious and the voluptuous, now they're after the pedantic. A bedbug infestation caused Hachette Book Group to close its...

Bedbug Scare Closes Part Of Kings County Hospital

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Kings County Hospital officials feared they had a bedbug outbreak on their hands, so they closed down the hospital's triage room. Hospital workers we...

What Do Bedbugs Have to Do with Global Warming?

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

So far I have avoided any interaction with bedbugs, but I know a few people who have experienced infestations, and it's starting to become a worrisome...

Abercrombie Bedbug Outbreak Closes SECOND Store: South Street Seaport Location Found With Infestation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. said Friday that it closed a second store in New York due to a bed bug infestation. The preppy teen clothing...

Hollister Bedbug Infestation Shuts SoHo Store

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

What's the only thing that could harsh the mellow at Hollister's "epic" SoHo store? Bedbugs, dude. The good times are indeed over -- at least tempor...

Bill May Force Landlords To Tell Renters About Bedbug Infestations

BrickUnderground | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A state assembly member for the Upper West Side and part of Hell's Kitchen has introduced a bill that would require NYC landlords to tell potential re...

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nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CRUISER made four house calls on a recent rain-soaked Tuesday. There were two happy endings and two unhappy ones, a fairly typical outcome for a typic...

Brooklyn: The Bed Bug Borough

BrickUnderground | BrickUnderground | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The recent news that a Manhattan co-op spent $250,000 battling bed bugs made us wonder if buildings in some NYC neighborhoods were statistically more ...

BEDBUG CONFERENCE Held By EPA To Combat Bloodsuckers

LA Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Faced with rising numbers of complaints to city information lines and increasingly frustrated landlords, hotel chains and housing authorities, the Env...

Bedbug Summit To Be Hosted By EPA

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ARLINGTON, Va. — "Don't let the bedbugs bite." Doesn't seem so bad in a cheerful bedtime rhyme, but it's becoming a really big problem now that...

Fox News Infested With Bedbugs

New York Times | Jacques Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

First, the ladies of "The View" reported a rat problem in their New York studios. Now, the New York Times reports, the newsroom at Fox News' Midtown ...