by Janet Hackert, regional nutrition and health education specialist
My mother used to say, "Don’t let the bedbugs bite." This year on vacation we took that saying as sound advice and returned home safely without any unwanted hitchhikers!
Bedbugs have been around since Aristotle’s time, but use of long-lasting residual insecticides like DDT in the 1960’s wiped out most populations in the United States – until about 1999. University of