By Scott Taylor LEWISTON — Professor James Dill got his first good groan of the day when he talked about the bedbug’s “piercing, sucking mouth part.”
The close-up picture on the screen behind him, illustrating the pest’s sharp proboscis, certainly added to the effect. A few people groaned; several laughed nervously.
And many began to [...]
Decades after the widespread spraying of DDT was banned, bedbugs have made a big comeback. In the USA, at least five states have called on the Department of Defense pleading for money to address the bedbug issue. The state of Ohio is so desperate that it petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency to allow in-home use [...]
Are bedbugs the new STDs? When does a person go from being proactive about bedbug prevention to being paranoid about bedbugs?
The following is a great article written by Dakshana Bascaramurty of the Globe & Mail about the growing bedbug crisis in Canada.
Bedbug fear worse than the bite?
When Ottawan Lisa Vod travelled to [...]
Bedbugs are a growing problem for the residents of the city of Calgary.
Lynne Navratil of Alberta Health Services says that a provincial bedbug committee has been set up to address the topic of bedbugs. She comments, “We are eagerly anticipating the results of their survey and the first step is to try to [...]
Insight Pharmaceuticals recently posted a list of the ten north American cities with the most severe bedbug infestations. Do you live in one of these cities or plan on traveling to one of these cities soon? You may want to brush up on bedbug prevention methods.
Columbus, Ohio – Columbus has been fighting a [...]