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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...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's back-to-school season and for many families, that means new morning routines, homework and head lice. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/shionogi/50422/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110804/MM45457 ) Each year, approximately 6 to 12 million children in the U.S. are infested with this common, six-legged critter that feeds on human blood. After weeks...

2011-07-28 00:00:59

Effective and non-toxic treatments, such as Quit Nits Complete Head Lice Kit, can kill head lice and prevent re-infestation without exposing children, babies and pregnant or nursing mothers to pesticide risks. Ideal for back to school season, The Quit Nits Complete Lice Kit contains a 4 fl. oz. bottle of Advance Lice Treatment Cream to eliminate head lice and their eggs, and one easy-to-use Everyday Preventative Spray (1 fl. oz.) to prevent re-infestation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 27,...

2011-05-20 00:00:30

Lice Knowing You, Inc. announces the grand opening of their new lice treatment salon in Beaverton and celebrates with free head lice checks. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Lice Knowing You, Inc, the Pacific Northwest's premier head-lice removal company, announces the grand opening of their new lice treatment salon in Beaverton, OR. The first salon of its kind in Oregon, Lice Knowing You (LKY) staff are trained and certified head lice removal experts that specialize in head lice removal,...

2011-04-08 15:35:25

Researchers say 1 damaging parasite can be used to eliminate another more difficult-to-manage parasite on hens, ultimately benefiting egg producers With the Easter holiday season coming up soon, egg consumption is expected to rise temporarily. But are hens in egg farms producing the maximum number of eggs they can? "Parasites such as fowl mites that commonly infest hens can reduce egg production by five percent or more," says Bradley A. Mullens, a professor of entomology at the University of...


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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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