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Skippin’ Town May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Posted: August 21st, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

One of my favorite hobbies is ‘getting out of Dodge’. I love to leave town, get off the island, flee the continent. I don’t care where you send me, I will go. Traveling can be stressful though, and if that weren’t enough, have you ever considered the potential poisonings related to travel?

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Battle of the Bad Bed Bugs

Posted: November 16th, 2010 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Tony Burda, Carol DesLauriers, Abra Berg (Student Resident)

If even the briefest mention of bed bugs is enough to make you itch, imagine spending hours researching this topic! However, for the sake of our readers, we stalwartly slathered on the calamine and dove right in.

If you have been following the news in the past year or two, the problem of bed bug infestation in private residences, travel lodges, schools, and even theaters is all to familiar. Although no official statistics exist regarding the incidence of bed bug infestation, cites 20,000 reports of bed bugs since 2006. Read more »