The “No Nits, No Lice” policy which was once applied in all schools is now being revoked in many states. The reason for revoking the policy is simple – lice don’t present any immediate harm to children so it’s unfair to
While a head lice infestation isn’t desirable, it can happen to anyone regardless of their level of personal hygiene. Fortunately, head lice don’t carry diseases but it’s crucial to spring into action at the first sign of such a parasite attack. The
Children are generally unaware of how often a head lice infestation affects them. Children under the age of 5 and 13 years are highly vulnerable to getting infested with head lice.
There's nothing great about the head lice infestion. Lice breakout is dangerous. Read how much head lice can cost you.
You got a lucky break by getting wind of a lice outbreak before it reached your child’s class! Right now, you’ve still got time. You can still take measures to ensure that your child’s hair stays protected and lice-free. Only problem
There’s a lice outbreak at school and every parent is now looking at each other suspiciously, thinking: Who is this child that caused this outbreak? Did their parents not keep their child’s hair clean? How irresponsible! Now, if you’re one of
What kinds of hair is more likely to be infested with lice? Do lice prefer short hair or longer hair, dark hair or light hair; or do they infest all kinds of hair? Do lice discriminate based on hair types? Do
As our kids excitedly head back to school for another term, the pestering issue of head lice remains at the back of the mind of anxious parents everywhere. Receiving the dreaded “Your-kid-has-lice-call” from school can seem like a death knoll. It’s
The thought of several tiny mites crawling around on the scalp is enough to give anyone the jitters. Lice, or pediculosis, are a group of parasites that attach themselves on to hair and suck blood out of the scalp in order
There’s this misconception that only dirty people catch lice – they don’t. Research has shown time and again that whether you have clean hair or dirty hair, both are equally susceptible to catching lice. Head lice are parasites; they don’t require much