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What to do about the growing bedbug problem

Every other day, it seems, there's another report on TV about the rising epidemic of bedbugs.

Tags: WTOP Talkback , Environmental Protection Agency , EPA , Nathan Hager

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 07:35pm EDT

Dogs, the wet nose detectors for bedbugs?

Entomologists say certified bedbug-sniffing dogs can detect hidden infestations with up to 90 percent accuracy.

Tags: Bed Bugs , Nathan Hager , Potomac Canines

Friday - 01/21/2011, 07:28am EST

Federal workgroup forms to take a bite out of bedbugs

Federal offices face a public health scourge spreading across the nation: bedbugs. Five agencies have joined forces to form the Federal Bed Bug Workgroup, which works to educate on and control the spread of bed bugs. The EPA's director of Office of Pesticide Programs tells us about findings of the first National Bed Bug Summit.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , EPA , Bed Bugs , CDC , USDA , DoD , HHS , Lois Rossi , Vyomika Jairam

Monday - 11/29/2010, 10:08am EST

Questions raised about bedbug-sniffing dogs

Bottom line: Buyer beware. The dogs may sniff out something other than bedbugs.

Tags: Bed Bugs , bedbug dogs , Colleen Kelleher

Friday - 11/12/2010, 10:29am EST

Got bedbugs? Avoid exterminator scams

Bedbugs are among the hardest pests to eliminate.

Tags: National Pest Management Association , Mike McGrath , Evan Haning , exterminators , scams

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 04:59pm EDT

D.C. ranks 9th in most bedbug-infested cities

In a new report, the District ranked as the ninth most bedbug-infested city in the nation.

Tags: Terminix , Michelle Basch , Peter Greenberg , CBS News

Wednesday - 08/25/2010, 05:59pm EDT