bed bug detection

Bed Bugs in Office Buildings – a helpful resource

July 3, 2010

In this week in which bed bugs have reared their ugly heads in New York City Hollister and Abercrombie and Fitch stores, and in the CBS offices in New York (and many other workplaces elsewhere, to judge by the sampling in our Forums), it is a good time to focus our attention on the challenges […]

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Bed Bug PSA from D.C. Department of Health

May 2, 2010

Educating people about bed bugs is the first step to curbing their spread. We heard over a year ago that the Washington D.C. Department of Health had filmed a bed bug Public Service Announcement, but we hadn’t seen it.  The recent Michigan radio PSAs prompted me to google the DC ad spots, and lo and […]

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Bed bug dogs: what you need to know

March 10, 2010

If you surfed in from the story in Thursday’s New York Times about bed bug dogs, then welcome! I exchanged some emails with Penelope Green when she was writing the story, and I think she did a good job overall.  I figured this was a good time to add a FAQ to our repertoire about […]

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At least one Olympian suffering bed bug bites

February 13, 2010

The news is inundated with stories of Canadian downhill skier Manny Osborne-Paradis’s bout with bed bugs in his lodgings at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. The Star’s Dave Perkins wrote, He might or might not win Canada’s first medal of these Olympic Games when the real racing begins Saturday with the men’s downhill 2:45 p.m. ET, […]

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WBAI’s Housing Notebook with advice for tenants living with bed bugs in New York

January 4, 2010

Tonight’s Housing Notebook on New York public radio station WBAI featured bed bugs. The program description reads: Vajra Kilgour interviewed American Museum of Natural History entomologist Lou Sorkin and tenant lawyer Catharine Grad in a discussion of New York City’s nightmare scourge – bedbugs – and what tenants can do to get rid of them. […]

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