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May

31

How to Prevent Lice at Summer Camp

Lice at Summer Camp? Ah, summer camp. You probably picture your child going on hikes, swimming, sailing, singing around the campfire, and enjoying s’mores. You probably aren’t thinking about head lice. Here are helpful tips on how to prevent lice at summer camp. According to the American Camp Association (ACA), “Every year, one of the

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May

16

Head Lice or Dandruff?

Is it Head Lice or Dandruff? A 2000 study by researchers at the Laboratory of Public Health Entomology at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found that healthcare workers, parents, and school officials often misdiagnose and inappropriately medicate head lice infestations. Parents are left scratching their heads, is it head lice or dandruff? The

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May

11

Dangerous Home Lice Remedies

Home remedies for head lice have a kind of folksy appeal—using mayonnaise, olive oil, tea tree oil—seem at first blush to be benign at worst. There are also recommendations you can find for kerosene or gasoline these are just a few examples of dangerous home lice remedies! Don’t Get Burned The reality is that none

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Apr

13

How Lice Survive

  When a family is afflicted with head lice, there is a tendency to panic. Dealing with head lice can be frightening and stressful, primarily because people don’t tend to talk about how to treat head lice until they are dealing with them, which is when they are frantic and frustrated.   Understanding how head

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