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2014-07-15 04:22:16

Lice is a problem that many parents have to deal with as their children grow up and enjoy their days with other children. Dr. Michael Gabriel discusses tips parents should follow to deal with lice. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel, a leading State Island Pediatrician, expands on an article that offers tips and information about lice and how to deal with lice. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/126314 According to the article...

2014-06-03 23:17:36

Twelve of the most commonly made statements about head lice that mislead parents, require fact-checking and put child health and wellness at unnecessary risk. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 As school winds down and children prepare for summer camp, the National Pediculosis Association (NPA) team has compiled a list of red flags to watch out for when seeking information on lice treatment and prevention. The “Deceptive Dozen” list includes some of the most commonly made statements...

2014-05-19 12:23:16

Innovative Vamousse(TM) Shampoo and Treatment Break Lice Lifecycle Giving Families Protection and Peace-of-Mind MORRISVILLE, N.C., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a parent's nightmare that is all too common among those with school-age children. The notice comes home from the school nurse about an outbreak of head lice, and your child is at risk. Head lice are increasingly becoming resistant to traditional synthetic pesticide-based treatments and rapidly becoming an epidemic in...

2014-04-28 23:07:02

Head Lice Doctors is now offering a promotion on their head lice removal products. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Head Lice Doctors, head lice removal service in Los Angeles, is now offering a special promotional deal on their unique line of all-natural head lice products in an effort to help control head lice populations. Contrary to popular beliefs of the past, lice are not a sign of poor personal hygiene nor are they infestations limited to certain socioeconomic groups. Lice...

2014-03-26 23:23:30

Traditional store brand lice products are becoming less and less effective in the battle against the bugs, according to an article published on March 9th by USA Today. ClearLice, a U.S. based head lice treatment company offers a line of pesticide-free lice products that has some parents calling it the "Kryptonite" of head lice treatments. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A new breed of head lice has parents in a panic. According to an article published on March 9th by USA...

2014-03-21 23:01:30

There's no true season for head lice, but there is usually an outbreak after vacations. With spring break right around the corner, Hair Spies offers advice for preventing head lice. Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 There is no true season for head lice, but outbreaks typically occur after vacations or breaks from school. This year, Hair Spies, Inc. a professional head lice removal salon, is ready with advice to help you prevent a head lice infestation. Hair Spies' first...

Remove Head Lice Eggs At Home Easily With Regular Hair Conditioner
2014-02-26 09:13:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Specialty hair care products designed to get rid of the eggs left behind by female head lice are no more effective at removing nits than regular conditioners, according to new research published this week in the Journal of Medical Entomology. Those eggs, which are laid directly onto individual strands of hair, are cemented in place with a special glue-like substance that makes them difficult to remove. In fact, according to the...

Claim That Teen Selfies Cause Head Lice Epidemic May Be Nonsense
2014-02-25 08:30:21

[ Watch the Video: Do Selfies Spread Lice? ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Posing with your friends for a selfie may seem harmless enough, but at least one expert suggests that such innocent behavior could be more harmful than one may think. While teens everywhere smoosh their heads together to get the perfect picture, they could be unleashing an army of head lice upon each other’s scalps. This is the claim of lice-treatment expert Mary McQuillan, who...

2014-01-31 23:31:42

Most over the counter Head Lice Products contain chemicals and pesticides in order to kill Lice and Nits. It's extremely important to treat lice using an all-natural method. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Lice Troopers now provides an all-natural one time treatment for removing lice and nits. Most patients purchase chemicals from the local pharmacy when they first learn a family member has a case of head lice. "When choosing which head lice products to use, it’s very...

2014-01-30 23:33:13

After any vacation its important parents and schools screen kids for head lice. After this winter's school break, Lice Troopers have detected many cases of head lice in schools. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 When families travel to family and friends on their vacation, sometimes they get more than they bargained for. Head Lice are easily transferred to close friends and families on vacation and may have returned home along with the happy memories. The National Pediculosis Association...

Latest Louse 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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