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October 6, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Bedbug infestations are on rise and many people are looking at pesticides to rid their homes of the creepy pests. But how do you know which pesticides to use?To help people figure that out, the Environmental Protection Agency has created a new database that lists safe, EPA approved pesticides.

You can use non-chemical methods to combat bedbugs, but pesticides can help keep infestations under control.

Experts say when you pick a pesticide make sure it's appropriate for the area where it will be applied.