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Invasive Species

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  • Baltimore City Health Department's bedbug information

  • MedlinePlus: Bedbugs

  • Be careful fighting bedbugs, Florida officials say

    Be careful fighting bedbugs, Florida officials say
    People and their pets have been hurt when they misused pesticides and chemical bombs trying to combat pesky bedbugs that are making a comeback in the nation's hotels, institutions and bedrooms, Florida officials said Tuesday. "People get desperate when...
  • Coping with bedbug infestations

    Coping with bedbug infestations
    There's just no denying it any more. Itchy, gross bedbugs are back in the United States, and their rapid spread has many thinking an epidemic is well underway. Residents of New York, Chicago, the Midwest, Alaska and elsewhere are currently coping with...
  • Don't buy trouble along with bargains

    Don't buy trouble along with bargains
    Thrifty shoppers have questions. Answer Angel has ... you guessed it. Dear Answer Angel: I know this is going to sound strange, but here goes. I keep reading all the time about bedbugs, how nasty they are and how you can carry them home from almost any...
  • Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu

    Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu
    Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass. Wells wants the Asian...
  • Boat believed to be Japanese tsunami debris washes ashore in Washington

    Boat believed to be Japanese tsunami debris washes ashore in Washington
    State and federal officials are inspecting a 20-foot fishing boat that washed ashore at Washington's Cape Disappointment State Park that appears to have originated in Japan, the Washington state Department of Ecology confirmed Friday. Reports began to...
  • HealthKey resources on bedbugs

  • EPA agrees to strengthen ship ballast rules

     
    The federal government has agreed to develop more stringent national regulations governing the discharge of ship ballast water, which has been a major source of troublesome invasive species in California and other states. Under a settlement filed...
  • 'Killer bees' attack San Diego County man

     
    A 40-year-old Alpine man was taken to a hospital after he was attacked by swarm of "killer bees," according to a report by KSWB-TV. The man suffered an allergic reaction after he was stung about 10 times while doing landscaping......
  • Women sue over bed bug infestation at Glendale motel

     
    Three women who allege they were bitten more than 100 times by bed bugs at a Glendale hotel will get their day in court, their attorney said....