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More on flea market nightstand: new ozone treatment for bed bugs

August 1, 2007

This is interesting: the St. Charles woman whose flea market nightstand left her bedbugged? She did not use Vikane or thermal treatments to clear her bed bugs, as we’d speculated. The $3000 treatment was a new one: ozone, piped into her home. According to the Beacon News, a Chicago Suburban news source, she first tried […]

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Cincinnati: awareness spreading, funds needed to fight bed bugs

July 31, 2007

Cincinnati’s ABC9 did a spot on bed bugs Monday, and you can click the link in the top right corner of this page to watch it. It focuses on two stories: the St. Vincent De Paul Society, a social service agency, reports on the prevalence of bed bugs, how thoroughly they alter peoples’ lives, and […]

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Bed bugs and marketing (again)

July 13, 2007

We’ve talked in the past about the continued use of bed bugs in children’s television, videos and toys, and store names–all places where people would never want to conjure up images and sensations associated with real bed bugs. It’s a sign, of course, that everyone doesn’t yet get how nasty they are, yet. Here’s a […]

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