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Bedbugs discovered at Yellowknife’s Stanton Hospital

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"The staff lounge and the male locker rooms were immediately closed,” says Dr. Anna Reid, medical director with the Stanton Territorial Health Authority. 

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Top Bed Bug Facts and Statistics: Feating the Top 13 Places to find Bed Bugs outside of your Bedroom!

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From the NPMAs Bed Bugs in America Survey: One out of five Americans has had a bed bug infestation in their home or knows someone who has encountered bed bugs at home or in a hotel Americans who have encountered bed bugs tend to be younger, live in urban areas and rent their homes. The incidence of bed bugs is three times higher in urban areas than in rural areas due to factors such as larger population size, apartment living and increased mobility, which are conducive to the rapid spread and breeding of bed bugs. Bed bugs are found in...

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Mayan hotel manager speaks out about bed bug infestation

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Posted: Nov 13, 2013 5:35 PM PSTUpdated: Nov 13, 2013 5:35 PM PST Story by Grecia Aguilar, Reporter - email EL CENTRO, CALIF. (13 On Your Side) - The manager of an El Centro hotel - infested with bed bugs - is now speaking out. This comes weeks after a tenant of the Mayan Hotel voiced her concerns over the lack of response to the unwanted insects. Jorge Gonzalez has been the manager at the Mayan Hotel for four years. He says, ever since he has moved in, there has always been a bed bug problem. Gonzalez says since he became manager, he invested in a...

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Bedbug protection in hotels: Three ways to protect yourself from bedbugs while on vacation.

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Posted: 11/12/2013Last Updated: 12 hours and 45 minutes ago By: John Matarese (WCPO) - We're about to enter holiday travel season when many of us will spend time in hotels. Others are already planning trips for spring break and renting beachfront properties.If you're one of those people, you'll want to know the three things you should do whenever you check into a hotel to avoid checking out with bedbugs. Itching Soon After Going To BedMartha Kraft recently checked into a motel in southern Kentucky with her daughter Cathy, and her two children while on a family trip to Lake Cumberland....

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Tenant, landlord disagree over how bed bugs got into Valley apartment

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  PHOENIX - Imagine waking up to a few bed bugs every day. It's what Cynthia Rendon and her mother Dorothy say they've been going through for months while living at the Casa Sol Apartments in Phoenix. "When I see these bugs crawling, I just get them and I put them in the bottle," said Cynthia. There's even a process in killing the bugs. They go from a water bottle to a piece of paper where they are taped and dated. Then they are offered as proof to the apartment management team. You can see what Dorothy says are fresh bite marks on her...

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