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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.
The National Pediculosis Association ® (NPA) kicks off another Comb First! campaign for back-to-school this September.
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With the Easter holiday season coming up soon, egg consumption is expected to rise temporarily.
A new study louses up a popular theory of animal evolution and opens up the possibility that dinosaurs were early â€“ perhaps even the first â€“ animal hosts of lice.
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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