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Latest Head-louse infestation Stories

2011-12-06 08:42:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The gift nobody wants is head lice so Hair Fairies is giving free screenings on Sat., Dec. 14, in its San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City salons. With families and relatives sharing everything from beanie caps to pillowcases over the holidays, lice can travel head-to-head as well. Hair Fairies, national full-service clinical salons devoted to lice removal, will evaluate early lice detection. If needed,...

2011-11-17 07:30:00

COOKSTOWN, ON, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Lice Squad Canada announced today the expansion of the business into the greater Calgary, Winnipeg and Kingston areas. "It seems like this franchise has gone viral.  We are the company that gets thousands of desperate calls from mothers in tears and people at their 'nits end' with head lice," says company founder Dawn Mucci, who started franchising Lice Squad's concept in 2002.  "I have talked to many parents who out of...

2011-11-14 12:00:00

Long Islandâs Premier Lice Removal Service Opens Second Salon Location In Great Neck, New York. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 âœMom, my head is itchy!â This simple phrase strikes fear in the heart of Long Island parents. Head Lice is an issue that has plagued humanity since the dawn of time, but today, families can take comfort in the knowledge that there is a âœDeLicefulâ solution for...

2011-11-02 08:42:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On "Black Friday," Nov. 25, Hair Fairies will offer free head lice screenings in its San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City salons. With families and relatives sharing close quarters over Thanksgiving travels, lice can travel head-to-head as well. Hair Fairies, national full-service clinical salons devoted to lice removal, will evaluate early lice detection free of charge. If needed, their in-salon professionals will...

2011-09-28 11:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From October 1 through Halloween, Hair Fairies will put the spook on head lice by holding a raffle for a new iPhone 5, eligible to clients receiving full treatments in its San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York City salons. Lice hidden in reused or shared costumes are ready to go trick-or-treating, but Hair Fairies has a safe solution for frantic families. From super heroes to princesses, headgear on small revelers can...

2011-09-07 08:00:00

PRIOR LAKE, Minn., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- They're creepy, they're crawly - and they're much more than an inconvenience. Ask any parent who has ever had to deal with head lice and they will tell you it wreaks havoc on the household. And until now, parents have had to rely on harsh, chemical-laden over-the-counter products to get rid of the little buggers -- and they had to treat the situation in their own homes Enter Ladibugs, Inc., a Minnesota head lice removal company founded in...

2011-08-31 19:50:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Pharmaceutical company Hatchtech Pty Ltd has completed treatment of subjects for its Phase 2b clinical study to confirm the efficacy of its novel head lice treatment DeOvo(TM). This Phase 2b trial is evaluating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of two dose levels of a single application of DeOvo(TM) compared to vehicle. The trial consists of treating 132 healthy subjects with head lice infestation, 2 years of age and older, in...

2011-08-17 08:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New backpacks are not the only thing many students will be carrying on the first day of school. Head lice attach themselves to children's heads randomly and often go undetected from summer activities such as camps, playgrounds or sports teams. But they do not go away on their own and parents often are at a loss for a fix. Hair Fairies full-service clinical salons are devoted to lice removal, and go to work to evaluate, treat and eliminate lice...

2011-08-17 00:00:03

The National Pediculosis Association ® (NPA) kicks off another Comb First! campaign for back-to-school this September. The goal is to help families and communities control head lice without exposing themselves and their environment to pesticides and other toxic chemicals. Newton, MA (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 The non-profit National Pediculosis Association (NPA) has been the annual sponsor of National Head Lice Prevention Month since 1985. NPA initiated Comb First! to help communities...

2011-08-10 08:30:00

PASSAIC, N.J., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that the majority of the 12 million head lice cases seen annually occur in preschool and elementary school-aged children? To support the fight against lice, Fairy Tales Hair Care, the leader in natural lice prevention products for children, announced the launch of its first iPhone application, The Facts of Lice(TM). The first and only app to provide real time alerts of lice outbreaks at the local level, the free app is available...


Latest Head-louse infestation Reference Libraries

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2005-09-08 09:38:13

Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) are one of the many varieties of sucking lice (singular "louse") specialized to live on different areas of various animals. As the name implies, head lice are specialized to live among the hair present on the human head and are exquisitely adapted to living mainly on the scalp and neck hairs of their human host. Lice present on other body parts covered by hair are not head lice but are either Pubic lice (Pthirus pubis) or Body lice (Pediculus humanus...

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