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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...

2011-08-17 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...


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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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'