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PTSD and Bed Bug Bites

After 5 years I still can’t stand getting bug bites, any kind of bite. My infestation left some deep scars in my psyche, many of which this website has healed with  the knowledge it might help you with your bed bug infestation. After all the fewer of “them” the better it is for all of us. […]

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How to Contact Your County Health Department

Most county health departments have a Vector Control section that may be able to identify your insect for free, if you have found an insect you think is a bed bug or any other insect, actually. Some County Health Departments, like Multnomah have an entomologist who can identify your bugs for free! Imagine how excited […]

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Scientists Develop Pheromone-Laced Bed Bug Trap

Researchers discover a molecule, a histamine so appealing to bed bugs, that in laboratory tests using human subjects, even hungry bed bugs did not seek out food once in contact with the histamine. Can they invent a substance that will make bed bugs choose to stay hiding, and not to feed? The Simon Fraser University […]

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