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2013-09-17 23:29:56

As part of its CombFirst! Campaign, The National Pediculosis Association provides a list of red flags to help parents recognize misinformation when seeking assistance on lice treatment and prevention online. CombFirst! is in honor of National Head Lice Prevention Month which kicks off each September to last all year long. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The National Pediculosis Association (NPA) celebrates 30 years of service this month. To extend its CombFirst! Campaign and...

2013-09-03 23:28:17

Head lice outbreaks are very common at the beginning of the school year. Lice Tamers wants to help parents and schools take the guess work out of lice detection so kids can get treated quickly, and parents can breathe a sigh of relief. Melville, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 As summer comes to a close and kids return to school, they may be carrying more than just books. Head lice outbreaks are very common at the beginning of the school year, but often go undetected or even worse, are...

2013-08-30 23:19:16

Keeping you informed about head lice. Lice Troopers can help solve all your lice problems. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 If you run a child care facility, camp, or school, chances are you will encounter head lice at some point. Regular screening for head lice is wise, and when lice are discovered, children should be sent home and not readmitted until the lice problem is taken care of. School nurses and other personnel can check for lice, but this can keep them from other, more...

2013-08-28 23:03:30

Grand Opening of ‘Lice Troopers’ salon will feature complimentary lice checks. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Lice Troopers, the all-natural head lice removal service is proud to announce the opening of their first South Florida location in Bay Harbor Islands, Florida at 1005 Kane Concourse, Bal Harbor, FL 33154. To celebrate the grand opening of Lice Troopers, their full-service lice removal salon, complimentary head lice checks will be given to anyone that suspects they may have...

2013-08-27 23:29:29

National Pediculosis Association Sponsors the 28th Annual Head Lice Prevention Campaign Newton, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 CombFirst! is the National Pediculosis Association’s (NPA) 28th annual back-to-school National Head Lice Prevention Campaign. The National Pediculosis Association®, Inc. (NPA) is a 501 c 3 non-profit volunteer organization, including scientific advisors. Initiated in 1985 with House Joint Resolution 223, September kicks off NPA’s educational campaign to...

2013-05-21 23:18:00

Along with springtime comes a rise in head lice cases. Nitsend head lice treatment salon serving New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont and Maine is offering a 20% discount for the month of June. Plaistow, New Hampshire (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 For parents who are at their “wit's end” with head lice, there is now a solution: Nitsend in Plaistow, New Hampshire, on the Massachusetts border. Families in New England now have a place for safe, effective head lice removal, without...

2013-05-13 23:30:03

Most over the counter Head Lice Products contain toxic chemicals in order to kill Lice and Nits. It's extremely important to treat lice using an all natural method. (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 When someone catches head lice or comes into contact with someone who has, most of them go to a local store or pharmacy for some over the counter head lice products to treat the infestation. "When choosing which head lice products to use, its very important to consider the harms and side effects of using a...

Latest Lice Reference Libraries

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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