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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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New business helping veterans | News

New business helping veterans | News

Marsha Wallis got the dreadful news that a bed bug was found by her husband’s home health nurse while changing the bed sheets. Willis said her first thought was, “Oh my God. Lord, what are we going to do now?” Her husband, Storm Wallis, served in the United States Navy in 1966-67. Storm was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in February. “Since he was a veteran, we go to the VA for his health care and hospitalization and everything,” she said. Marsha said the Veterans Affairs […]

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Residents at Carriage Lane Apartments say they’re dealing with longstanding bed bug issue

Residents at Carriage Lane Apartments say they’re dealing with longstanding bed bug issue

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Residents at Carriage Lane Apartments in Okemos say they’ve had to deal with an ongoing bed bug infestation and don’t know how much longer they can tolerate it. “You are there menu,” “Bed bugs are not like roaches. They’re not like ants. They are not going to go in your kitchen and dine in there. You are their menu,” said resident Peggy Miller. Mary Ewing, Peggy Miller and Sue Gibbons, who are residents at the complex, say they’ve been dealing with bed bugs […]

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