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2011-03-07 00:00:27

Bed Bug Patrolâ“ž¢ Travel Spray Pen Helps Keep Travelers Bed Bug Free. The TSA Approved Travel Size Spray Pen is Easily Carried in a Purse, Pocket, Luggage, Back Pack, Duffel Bag or Shaving Kit When You Travel. Buford, GA, and Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 5, 2011 Nature's Innovation, Inc announced today, from the 2011 Travel Goods Show Booth #470 in Chicago, IL, the launch of its retail-ready Bed Bug Patrolâ“ž¢ Travel Spray Pen, which...

2011-03-07 00:00:27

From single-family homes to hotels, apartments, offices, and hospitals, bed bugs are being found everywhere. Fortunately, there are new weapons in the bed bug fight. Scent-detecting dogs specially trained to locate bed bugs are scouring rooms and pinpointing the location of these elusive pests. If faced with a possible bed bug infestation, every day counts. The surest and fastest counterattack is a coordinated response of early detection and treatment. Reliable scent-detecting inspection...

2011-03-06 00:02:30

With British Airways recently having to take apologize to Zane Selkirk, a female passenger who was bitten by bed bugs on two different BA flights - Midmos Solutions provides top tips on how to reduce the chance of bring bed bugs home following a trip away. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 4, 2011 One of the tricky things about Bed bugs is their ability to spread to different areas. Described by entomologists at the University of Kentuky* as efficient hitch-hikers, bed bugs cling to peoples'...

2011-02-25 16:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. (PSHR) -- today announced the release of a short film on YouTube showing proof positive that its Nature-Cide® Bed Bug formulation kills Bed Bugs within seconds. As Bed Bugs continue their transcontinental journey around the world, now there is a way to rid yourself of Bed Bugs 100% naturally and affordably. Story after story continues to circle the media, such as the one on February 24, 2011, about a...

2011-02-24 00:00:46

BugZip® Luggage and Clothing Encasements Now Available at Univar®; Offers Protection to People Living through a Bed Bug Infestation Northbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) February 23, 2011 2010 marked the Invasion of the Bed Bug and there seems to be no end in sight. These tiny blood sucking pests have been terrorizing homeowners and travelers throughout the country. Pest control professionals are currently receiving 1 to 2 calls per week on average - up from 1 to 2 per year. The EPA and the...

2011-02-08 19:23:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. (PSHR) -- Cold temperatures, like those currently freezing most of the United States, tend to mean death or hibernation for most insects. Unfortunately the same isn't true for bed bugs. The blood-sucking parasite's revival as a potent pest in American homes, hotels, and stores is continuing to grow at epidemic levels. The problem will not be solved by the sub-zero conditions, as studies show that bed bugs can survive...

2011-01-20 00:00:49

Do a post-holiday bed bug checkup with BB ALERT New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2011 Bed bug paranoia is at an all time high, and according to The New York Times, bed bugs rank #1 on the list of the top "110 Things Talked About in 2010." For many people, the holidays made it impossible to avoid activities considered high-risk for bed bugs. Shopping in stores, visiting loved ones' homes, checking into hotels, going to the movies and public travel are some of the most common ways to...

2011-01-15 00:00:40

BugZip® Luggage Encasements Provide Travelers with Secure Peace of Mind and Helps Keep their Homes Bed Bug Free Northbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 Vantzen Products Inc. is proud to announce the release of the first bed bug resistant luggage and clothing encasements, BugZip®, in the U.S and Canada.     In case you haven't heard, bed bugs are back and with vengeance. Many experts are calling the outbreak an epidemic and see no end in sight. Cases of bed...

2011-01-09 00:00:05

Natural Health Informer.Com interviews with Dr Gitterle to get his take on the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant bugs, and what we can do to protect ourselves from them. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 This week Natural Health Informer.Com (a natural and holistic health resource portal) interviewed Dr. Marc Gitterle regarding a Super Bug that has many U.S. residents concerned. In this interview, Natural Health Informer.Com sits down with Dr. Gitterle to uncover the truth about this...

2010-12-19 00:26:45

Bed Bug Super Dogs, a leading provider of NESDCA-certified canine bed bug detection for individuals and large property owners, has identified "“ and debunked -- the top bed bug myths now circulating among those worried about a possible infestation. Finding bed bugs, freezing bed bugs, identifying bed bug bites, pesticide resistance among bed bugs -- all are items that are addressed. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2010 Bed Bug Super Dogs, a leading provider of NESDCA-certified...


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2005-09-09 11:58:43

Reduviidae is a family of predatory insects in the suborder Heteroptera. It includes assassin bugs and wheel bugs (genera include Arilus, Melanolestes, Psellipus, Reduvius, Rhiginia, Sinea, Triatoma, and Zelus), ambush bugs (genera include Apiomerus and Phymata), and thread-legged bugs (the subfamily Emesinae, including the genus Emesaya). Physical characteristics There are more than 150 species in North America alone, with species existing all over the world. Adult bugs often range...

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2005-08-25 11:19:50

The Madagascar hissing cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) is a large cockroach which is originally from the island of Madagascar off the African coast. They are large and wingless and grow up to 2.5" in length and are brown to black in color. The insect makes a hissing sound for communication. They can live up to two years. It is a very popular pet because of its hissing sound and large size, and interesting appearance. It has become a popular insect in Hollywood movies, featured...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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