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2013-03-23 23:19:30

Lice Busters, one of the leaders in the lice removal industry known for its all natural lice treatment and lice products, is promoting its recent Hollywood debut as the go-to lice service in "I Don't Know How She Does It," a film staring Sarah Jessica Parker. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 Lice Busters, one of the leaders in the lice removal industry known for its all natural lice treatment and lice products, is promoting its recent Hollywood debut as the go-to lice service in "I...

2013-02-28 23:00:12

Head Lice effects 12-20 million American families per year. Lice Happens, the premier, Annapolis based, mobile head lice removal service, is now offering franchisees the rewarding opportunity to help families in need, all from the comfort of their own home. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 M.J. Eckert, RN and Nancy Fields, the co-founders of Lice Happens, are not only business partners, but saviors to thousands of families. For the last 4 years, Lice Happens has deloused families...

2013-02-28 11:48:20

Genetic markers in clothing lice may reveal the tracks of global human migrations A new genetic analysis of human lice from across the world sheds light on the global spread of these parasites, their potential for disease transmission and insecticide resistance. The results are published February 27 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Marina S. Ascunce and colleagues from the Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. Lice have been constant travel companions for...

2012-12-09 05:01:49

Lice Tamers lice treatment service recently added a new FDA-Cleared device to their arsenal of head lice treatments - the LouseBuster device. Now, one single 30-minute LouseBuster treatment is all that is needed to kill head lice and eggs. Huntington, NY (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Melissa Levin, a nurse practitioner and owner of Long Island's Lice Tamers, is bringing a new FDA-Cleared device to her head lice treatment center–The LouseBuster Levin, and her trained staff recently became...

2012-09-08 23:03:56

As children return to home after a long day at school, they may be carrying with them more than just pencils and books. Head lice, or as some researchers now refer to them, "super lice", because of their resistance to traditional treatment methods, are becoming increasingly difficult to eradicate. Read how one nurse practitioner on Long Island is helping parents fight the battle against these unwelcome house guests at Lice Tamers Head Lice Treatment Center. Huntington Station, NY (PRWEB)...

2012-09-05 23:00:53

Lice Connection's Head Lice Removal Specialist Offers Tips for Staying Lice Free This School Year Mount Kisco, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 It´s no coincidence that September is Head Lice Awareness Month. And with good reason. As children head back to school from a summer of camp, all day play dates and mega sleepovers, the number of cases of head lice rises. That´s because head lice, tiny parasitic insects that live on the scalp, are most commonly transferred through head to...


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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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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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