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Hotel worker shares how to check for bed bugs before unpacking

Hotel worker shares how to check for bed bugs before unpacking

A hospitality expert has shared a tip for any travellers checking into a hotel following her own unsavoury experience. Hotel worker Halee, who has a TikTok account under the name @Haleewithaflair, shared the story on her page in response to a video by another creator. The video showed a couple waking up in a hotel covered in “scars” due to an infestation of bed bugs, and Halee quickly stitched the video with her own. Halee replied that it has happened to her on multiple occasions, opening with: […]

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Bed Bugs Produce Potentially Dangerous Amounts of Histamine, Study Shows

Bed Bugs Produce Potentially Dangerous Amounts of Histamine, Study Shows

In a study published in September in the Journal of Medical Entomology, researchers have found that, in a hypothetical infestation of 1,000 bed bugs (Cimex lectularius), they could produce up to 40 milligrams of histamine in a week. Excess histamine exposure can cause health effects ranging from rashes to headaches to respiratory problems. (Photo by Matt Barton, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment) By Haley Simpkins University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment entomologists made eye-opening discoveries in a recent bed bug […]

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Franklin Towers residents concerned about growing bed bug infestation

Franklin Towers residents concerned about growing bed bug infestation

FBI AGENTS AND BOSTON POLICE SPENT MUCH OF THE DAY ON CAMPUS INVESTIGATING. AFTER LOSING POWER – SOME RESIDENTS IN FRANKLIN TOWERS ARE STILL LIVING WITH LIMITED ELECTRICITY… BUT THEY ALSO HAVE ANOTHER CONCERN – BED BUGS. RESIDENTS OF FRANKLIN TOWER REACHED OUT TO EIGHT INVESTIGATES – LOOKING FOR ANSWERS. NORAH HOGAN ASKED PORTLAND HOUSING AUTHORITY WHAT THEY’RE DOING TO SOLVE IT. <NORAH HOGAN> “BEDBUGS ARE HARD TO GET RID OF. THE EXTERMINATION PROCESS IS LENGTHY AND EXPENSIVE. SO, ONCE THEY SHOW UP IN AN APARTMENT BUILDING […]

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Leg Cramps at Night ? Sleep with a Bar of Soap in Your Bed

Leg Cramps at Night ? Sleep with a Bar of Soap in Your Bed

Today’s wild internet idea isn’t a new one. It’s been around for quite a while and unlike some of the other “fact or crap” scenarios involving toilet seats, tennis balls in your suitcase, and bread clips in your wallet, this one may actually have some merit. There are two reasons the idea of sleeping with a bar of soap in your bed have been floated in online advertisements and self-help articles. One of those is to rid your sleep area of bed bugs or other insects. The […]

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Bed bugs and cockroaches: International students in Sudbury, Ont., decry landlord for 14-bed home conversion

Bed bugs and cockroaches: International students in Sudbury, Ont., decry landlord for 14-bed home conversion

When Chinmoy Kar Victor first arrived in Greater Sudbury, Ont., it was after midnight on May 2. After paying an expensive cab ride from the airport to his new rental unit on Bond Street he was shocked to find it wasn’t anything like the pictures he saw online. What was supposed to be a three-bedroom house had been converted to seven bedrooms with multiple people living in each room. Being an international student, Victor didn’t have extra money to go to a hotel, and his work placement was […]

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Irish holidaymaker’s urged to be wary of bed bugs

Irish holidaymaker's urged to be wary of bed bugs

Rentokil, Ireland’s leading pest control provider, is warning Irish holidaymakers to be on the lookout for the presence of bed bugs as they return from their holidays. A common cause of the spread of bed bugs is the transportation of the pests through clothing and other baggage, so a hotel or rental accommodation’s bed bug problem can easily become an issue in your own home. These pests feed on human blood, usually when homeowners are asleep, and bed bug bites can become sore and itchy in some cases. Rentokil […]

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Poonam Pandey loses her calm over Anjali Arora and Munawar Faruqui, says they are worse than bed bugs

Oh no! Lock Upp: Poonam Pandey loses her calm over Anjali Arora and Munawar Faruqui, says they are worse than bed bugs

MUMBAI: Kangana Ranaut’s Lock Upp has been grabbing headlines lately. The show is getting interesting with each passing day, and the contestants are doing a fabulous job in creating the content that the audience wants. Lock Upp is full of controversies and ugly fights between contestants. And the host of the show Kangana Ranaut’s honest opinion is the icing on the cake. Munawar Faruqui and Anjali Arora have become an audience favourite. Their fans call them Munjali. Anjali also confessed her love for Munawar. But he recently […]

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Mum’s nightmare stay in Blackpool – from ‘blood stains and bed bugs to Coronation Street furniture’

Mum's nightmare stay in Blackpool - from 'blood stains and bed bugs to Coronation Street furniture'

A city mum has shamed a Blackpool hotel after claims her first Christmas away from her kids was ruined by ‘blood stains, filth and bed bug bites’. Katie Moss and her partner had hoped for a romantic getaway to celebrate at the Norbreck Castle Hotel. The three-star hotel, rated as ‘Poor’ on TripAdvisor, describes itself as a “stunning Castle like hotel offering a warm welcome to the famous Seaside Resort”. And though staff were “polite and lovely”, the couple were left disgusted and shocked by the state […]

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