Men’s Health on bed bugs: “The Dirt on Hotel Rooms”

November 6, 2007

Men’s Health magazine on bed bugs, this month: it’s just a brief snippet in an article of travel tips, but it hits home: Some Souvenirs Have Legs Hotels are a haven for bedbugs. Pest-control companies say hotels account for more than 37 percent of their bedbug business, according to Pest Control Technology magazine. I don’t […]

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Gender, race, and being bitten by bed bugs

June 13, 2007

I’ve often speculated here that in a household with a man and a woman, the woman appears to be more likely to end up the bed bugs’ breakfast-lunch-and-dinner than the man, or at least she’s more likely to be allergic to bed bugs than the man. (Remember, we really don’t know when people are not […]

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Bed bug bites: I react and my partner does not. Why?

March 14, 2007

Today I got this email from a Reader: Why is it that some people aren’t being bitten and some are? Example: My boyfriend and I share an apartment. I am being bitten all night long. He, on the other hand, does not seem to be bothered at all by these critters. Please, I need an […]

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