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Laws Regarding The Selling Of A Used Mattress

Laws regulate the sale and resale of mattresses and bedding more strictly than other upholstery.


Dr. Palak Raval-Nelson (center), director of Environmental Health Services for the city Health Department. (credit: Mike Dunn)

City Council Puts Bed Bug Problem Under Microscope

There was plenty of squirming in City Council chambers this morning, as lawmakers convened a hearing on the vexing problem of bed bugs.


(Philadelphia city councilman Mark Squilla, in file photo by Mike Dunn)

Phila. Councilman Calls For Hearings on Bed Bug Infestations in City

“Neighbors have had bed bugs, and it’s creeping into their properties,” Squilla says, describing anecdotal evidence from constituents.


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Bed Bugs Infest Philadelphia, According To Penn Medicine Report; Find Out What Section Fares Worse

Philadelphia is infested with bed bugs according to a new report. 3 On Your Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on what section of the city is hardest hit.


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Start Scratching! Pest Control Company Names Philadelphia Most Bed Bug Infested City

New York held the top spot for the past two years, but Philadelphia takes the top spot in the annual ranking, put together by pest control company Terminix.


Stigall Show Log 6.12.12

Chris discusses Mitt Romney’s chances of winning Pennsylvania and Philadelphia leading the nation in bed bug infestation. He talks to Jay Wiederhold, of the Pennsylvania Beer Alliance, and State Representative Mike Turzai about the efforts to privatize liquor and beer sales, to Kevin Williams about a special showing of his film, Fear of a Black Republican, and to Kevin Cirilli, of the Philly Post, who is covering the Jerry Sandusky Trial.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/12/2012


Local FOP Files Grievance, Cite Deplorable Conditions At Facilities

The local Fraternal Order of Police is bugged about bugs. The union has filed a grievance claiming police stations are in such terrible shape that officers are exposed to fleas and bed bugs.


Angel Varricchio of Bed Bath and Beyond demonstrates the store's bed bug protectors. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Bed Bug Protectors Popping Up On Back-To-School Shopping Lists

As your child heads off to college, a national retailer wants to make sure the bed bugs don’t bite.


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Bed Bugs Infest 3 Philadelphia Police Stations

Here in Philadelphia, the latest invasion was reported where Philly’s finest report to work at Harbison and Levick streets.



Bed Bug Infestations On The Rise In Delaware County

Constance Bennett and her neighbor Rosalyn DeMiranda of Upland, Delaware County have been trying to get rid of a bedbug infestation for a year now.


Viking Termite And Pest Control

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Bed Bug Detection Dogs Can Sniff Out Live Bed Bugs! VIKING Pest Control details why and when you need a dog inspection. Click link to see live demo! Or for more info […]


Gary Marcucci, a technical sales representative with Residex, says there is no silver bullet to kill bedbugs.

Exterminators Discuss Bedbug Control Strategies

ocal exterminators and property managers gathered Monday to share notes in the battle against bedbugs.



Bed Bugs Infest Senior Citizen Apartments

On Lombard Street, Casa Farnese has been Phil Spadano’s home for about a year now. But it is not a year he has enjoyed.


Pa. Woman Suing for Alleged Bed Bug Infestation

From planes in Ohio to theatres and hotels in New York City, bed bugs have received quite a bit of media attention recently. And now a Pottstown woman has filed a lawsuit against a Norristown store claiming they leased her […]