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2011-09-15 07:00:00

As Part of National Bed Bug Awareness Month Research Entomologists Provide Tips on how to Select a Pest Management Firm to Treat for Bed Bugs (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Selecting a pest control company for bed bug treatments can be a difficult task. Not only are bed bugs relatively new to the pest management industry, they have also proven extremely difficult to treat. As part of National Bed Bug Awareness Month, entomologist Jeffrey White of BedBug Central provides advice to consumers on...

2011-09-15 07:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding on its already strong intellectual property protection program, Medizone International, Inc. (MZEI:OB MZEI:QB) has further strengthened its global position under the International Patent Cooperation Treaty. Three refined versions of its US Provisional Applications covering the bed bug, food processing and sports equipment markets, have now been filed. Medizone's President and Director of Medical Affairs, Dr Michael E. Shannon...

2011-08-24 07:43:00

BROOKSVILLE, Fla., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bed bugs are back, reproducing to such a degree that bed bug infestations have spiked nationwide, according to the National Pest Management Association (http://allthingsbedbugs.pestworld.org/). No longer are these little apple-seed-sized insects infesting only homes, but they are also popping up at hotels, college dorms, retail stores, offices, hospitals, libraries and movie theaters nationwide. The scale of the problem has made bed bug...

2011-08-23 08:47:00

MASHPEE, Mass., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stop Bugging Me! is proud to participate in the first ever National Bed Bug Awareness Month in September 2011, as recently declared by BedBug Central. Bed bug outbreaks are widespread and over the last five years, occurrences across the country have tripled. Staying at a hotel, going to the movies, riding in a taxi or spending time in places where many people congregate are now commonplace activities that can spread bed bugs. Leading...

2011-08-12 00:00:02

Although many New Yorkers are experiencing bed bug issues again this summer, it is important to note that it is only a small percentage of the city that is affected. Assured Environments offers bed bug K9 inspections and so far this year, has cleared over 29 million square feet of space as being bed bug free. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Assured Environments, New York's largest pest management firm, has noticed a significant increase in bed bug infestations during the months this...

2011-08-09 08:10:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Protect-A-Bed®, the leading provider of bedding protection products, is continuing their mission to ensure that people of all ages benefit from the qualities of a healthy sleep zone. In honor of back-to-school season, Protect-A-Bed is launching the Healthy Sleep Zone Back to School Sweepstake. Participants can enter directly on Protect-A-Bed's website by clicking the "back to school" button on the left. (Photo:...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

AMBLER, Pa., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergy Technologies LLC, manufacturer of ActiveGuard(TM) mattress liners, is sponsoring a new bed bug research program at The Ohio State University through an initial $100,000+ grant provided by the Company. This new endeavor will examine the importance and effects of specific products, protocols and strategies relating to innovative bed bug treatment applications. The dramatic rise in bed bug infestations throughout the country in the last ten...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

New York's largest and oldest pest control firm, Assured Environments, is launching its first official marketing campaign in 76 years. An internet campaign focusing on a variety of the company's products and services will support the television initiative. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 As New York's largest and oldest pest control firm, Assured Environments has built its business on superior service and word of mouth advertising. Now the 76-year-old firm is launching its first official...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bed bugs are back. Since 2000, bed bug infestations have risen 81 percent, according to The National Pest Management Association. This resurgence has consumers nationwide on high alert, seeking information on the pests and how they can protect themselves. Gail Getty, a noted entomologist at the University of California Berkley, explains, "Bed bugs and their habits are actually very simple to understand. For the unassuming public, though,...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

As expected, Assured Environments, New York's largest pest management company, has had an increase in bed bug service requests recently. But the recent outbreak of ticks in New York and surge in tick-related calls within the past two weeks has surpassed the levels of the past 25 years and have left many in the industry and the area concerned. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 As many had expected, and some others predicted, bed bugs have returned to New York this summer. However, the issue...