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Assembly Bill 551: Rental Property: Bed Bug

by Kirsten VanderJagt |

Amended  IN  Senate  July 15, 2015 Amended  IN  Assembly  May 14, 2015 Amended  IN  Assembly  March 26, 2015 CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2015–2016 REGULAR SESSION Assembly Bill No. 551 Introduced by Assembly Member...

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Is Chagas disease the new AIDS?

by Kirsten VanderJagt |

Why are blood banks now screening for Chagas disease? The transmission of Chagas disease via blood transfusion is a recognized risk. Screening tests recently have...

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What is Chagas disease? Audio video included.

by Kirsten VanderJagt |

Chagas disease is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the disease in 1909. It is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which...

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Pet Talk: Chagas Disease in Dogs

by Kirsten VanderJagt |

College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University courierjournal.net Many of our furry four-legged friends love to bask in the sun or wrestle...

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University of Kentucky: Bed Bugs 'Bite' the Wallet of Hotel Owners

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Newswise — LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 14, 2015) — While finding a bed bug at home can be unnerving, discovering one in a hotel room can...

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Penn Study Shows Bed Bugs Can Transmit Parasite that Causes Chagas Disease

by Kirsten VanderJagt |

Like the "Kissing" Bug, Bed Bugs Can Transmit Deadly Parasite Via Feces PHILADELPHIA — The bed bug may be just as dangerous as its sinister...

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