Some “Green” Oils Can Stop a Bed Bug—But Many Can’t

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By Andrew Porterfield Could the answer to a burgeoning bed bug problem come from another popular trend, essential oils? Not from most oils, say researchers from Rutgers University and the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, though a few oils—particularly silicone and paraffin oils—show some potential. Over the past 10 years, the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) […]

Study Examines Bed Bug Infestations in 2,372 Low-income Apartments in New Jersey

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By Hannah Foster “Sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite!” It’s a phrase you have probably heard countless times, though you most likely didn’t take the mildly ominous bedtime expression too seriously. But lately, this saying may be a little too true for comfort, according to Dr. Changlu Wang and his team of researchers […]