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10 bugs that will make you squirm

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:22 p.m.
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Bed bugs

Lurking deep within your mattress, you might be unpleasantly surprised to find an unexpected occupant sleeping with you. Bed bugs are small, pesty insects that feast on human blood during the night. The bites, which appear as inflamed red bumps or flat welts, are usually accompanied with incessant itchiness. Sleep tight; don't let the bed bugs bite!