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2015-05-21 23:01:12

Local lice removal company, Lice Troopers, partners with area schools to prevent lice epidemics in the classroom through

2015-05-19 23:00:11

Lice Troopers expands to its second clinic to meet the demand for safe, all-natural, professional head lice removal services in the

2015-05-17 23:00:35

With recent head lice outbreaks in Miami Dade area schools, there are a few things parents should

2015-05-12 23:08:26

The Lice Happens Franchise opens operations with new franchisee in Boston, Massachusetts.

2015-04-15 23:10:47

The Lake Forest, CA clinic provides guaranteed head-lice treatments using an FDA-cleared medical device called AirAllé. LAKE FOREST, Calif.

2015-03-18 08:29:05

New Drug Application for Xeglyze(TM) Lotion on Track for 3Q 2015 MELBOURNE, Australia, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hatchtech Pty Ltd, a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced

2015-02-27 23:06:51

Anxiety mounts among parents in southern Florida as Lice Troopers, a local lice removal company, reports a surge in cases of head lice in the area. Miami, FL

2015-02-27 23:06:14

Selfie photographs continue to contribute to the spread of head lice cases in the Miami-Dade area leaving parents and teachers frustrated.

2015-02-27 23:05:03

With head lice cases on the rise throughout schools in southern Florida, parents call for school-wide screenings to help contain the problem.


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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.