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2011-05-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports of bed bug infestations are on the rise worldwide. Recently, scientists in Canada studying five bed bugs found on patients at St. Paul's Hospital, found traces of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, or VRE(1). However as of yet, no evidence indicating that bed bugs can transmit disease to humans has been found. Still, the findings underscore the need for consumers to take...

2010-11-30 06:07:00

LYNBROOK, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedbugs are not known to carry disease, but an infestation at a hospital or nursing home is a prescription for potential disaster. For healthcare institutions seeking to prevent or contain outbreaks, specialty barrier bedding such as The Bedbug Solution(TM) healthcare mattress and box spring covers from Bargoose Home Textiles (www.bargoosebedding.com) provides a good night's sleep for patients and peace of mind for risk managers, facility...

2010-10-20 12:39:00

AMBLER, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveGuard(TM) Mattress Liners are the first EPA-registered mattress and box spring liners that kill bed bugs dead within 72 hours. The liners, available online, at retailers and from any pest management professional, are manufactured by Allergy Technologies (www.allergytechnologies.com). With the national bed bug epidemic seemingly getting worse on a daily basis, Allergy Technologies proudly announces that its ActiveGuard mattress liners are now an...

2010-10-20 12:52:00

AMBLER, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Keen Innovations (CKI) has recently announced that it will be the exclusive distributor of Allergy Technologies' ActiveGuard(TM) Mattress Liners, which kill bed bugs within 72 hours, to the cruise industry and other CKI-supported hospitality facilities. CKI is the leading provider of sleep solutions to the hospitality industry and a preeminent leader of bedding products to cruise line market. ActiveGuard mattress liners are a new revolutionary...

2010-09-29 14:47:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Creating a relaxing and comfortable bedroom environment is an important part of getting better sleep. Bay Area interior designer Lisa Staprans offers these interior design ideas for bedroom designs that enhance sleep and rejuvenation. Keep the bedroom uncluttered. What is in the room should bring you joy and a sense of peace and calm. Select artwork that is personal and inspiring. Choose bedroom colors that make you feel relaxed and...

2010-04-06 14:10:00

YONKERS, N.Y., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Restless sleepers tired of bedtime agony need look no further than Consumer Reports mattresses, sheets, and pillows tests to help give their bed a comfort make over. Finding a comfortable mattress, sheet set, and pillows can be a daunting challenge, but Consumer Reports' May issue available April 6th on newsstands and at ConsumerReports.org, offers consumers expert advice, lab tests, home trials and survey data to help wade through the...

2009-06-16 13:27:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As a part of its ongoing support of the Canon Barcus Community House of San Francisco, the McRoskey Mattress Company today delivered new mattress and box spring sets to the community house's newest resident families. McRoskey Mattress began its affiliation with the Canon Barcus Community House in 2002, providing new beds for each bedroom of the newly opened residential facility's 48 apartments. Since that time, the family-owned San Francisco-based...

2009-03-11 11:19:00

FRIANT, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Specialty Sleep Association (SSA) announced today it is launching the first mattress/bedding industry "Green Initiative." This is a step-by-step process designed to identify, define and set standards for how mattress manufacturers and retailers label "green" for natural sleep products such as mattresses, box springs and pillows. The ultimate goal will be to create a certification program based on existing legitimate standards and programs as well...

2008-09-24 03:00:00

By Guilfoil, John M HOUSE & HOME Old mattresses are heavy, uncomfortable and bad for your back. They are also environmental freeloaders. Those creaky, lumpy mattresses are made up of almost a half dozen intricately interwoven materials, making them extremely difficult to break down or recycle. They usually end up stacked in landfills, where they hog space and leach chemicals, and many landfills have refused to accept them in response. This problem attracted the attention of the...


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