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2014-08-28 23:17:24

CombFirst!, the National Pediculosis Association’s national head lice prevention campaign urges communities to be informed, prepared and cooperative. Boston,

Galápagos Hawks Hand Down Lice Like Family Heirlooms
2014-08-11 03:08:49

Study provides some of the first evidence for the hypothesis of co-divergence between parasites and hosts acting as a major driver of biodiversity

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.

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,

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

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

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

2014-03-21 23:01:30

There's no true season for head lice, but there is usually an outbreak after vacations.


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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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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