By Melanie Haiken on February 28, 2014
Once almost completely eradicated from the U.S., bedbugs are back with a vengeance. First spotted in hotels on the east coast, they’re now making themselves at home in movie theaters, office buildings, apartments, public buildings, and college dorms all over the country.
The best way to protect yourself from bedbugs? Don’t get them in the first place. And how to ensure your home stays bedbug-free? If you do encounter them, don’t bring them home with you.
By Melanie Haiken on September 8, 2010
It’s amazing what it’s possible to find out about Web traffic. A few clicks reveals that the most popular post ever here at Health*Conscious*Travel was my bedbug report: what to know before you go a few months back. The timing was good, because since I posted the national news has continued to feature one report after […]
By Melanie Haiken on April 28, 2010
Okay, it’s gross and no fun to read about, but frequent travelers everywhere are buzzing about…bed bugs. Is this for real? Apparently it’s all too real; a pest we thought was a relic of depression-era tenements is now taking up residence in hotels across the globe. What surprised me the most, I must confess, is […]