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Monthly Archives: May 2018

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May

29

Lice Clinics of America Responds to National Pediculosis Associations FDA Petition

Salt Lake City, UT (May 29, 2018) – Lice Clinics of America®, the world’s largest network of urgent care clinics for lice treatment and providers of leading lice-removal services and products, has announced public support of The National Pediculosis Association® (NPA) petition to the US Food and Drug Administration regarding more transparent and readily available

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May

23

Environmental Watchdog Sounds Alarm on Pesticides Used in Lice Products

Environmental Watchdog Sounds Alarm on Pesticides Used in Lice Products The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suspend its study of pyrethroids until it can include six studies on links to the pesticide’s impact on childhood cognitive and psychological development. Claiming that a “crucial decision on pesticides and

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May

23

Chemicals in Lice Products Linked to Health Problems in Children

25Chemicals in Lice Products Linked to Health Problems in Children Pyrethroids are a class of chemicals used in insecticides, including the most popular head lice medications. A new study in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine reports what many had feared for decades—that “exposure to certain pyrethroids, at environmental levels, may negatively affect neurobehavioral development by

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May

22

Lice Clinics of America’s Community Outreach Award Is Presented to Two Clinic Owners Who Serve Families in Need

Portland partners Mark Meyer and George Macoubray and Boise’s SaLeah Snelling honored for community service May 22, 2018 – Lice Clinics of America®, the world’s largest network of professional lice treatment centers and the exclusive provider of the “one and done” lice treatment using the FDA-cleared AirAllé® medical device, announced that clinic owners Mark Meyer

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May

14

Pharmacy Times Warns of Risks of OTC Lice Products

Pharmacy Times Warns of Risks of OTC Lice Products According to an article in Today’s Pharmacist, “Pharmacists should be aware of the limitations of over-the-counter (OTC) treatments, to which lice are widely resistant.” The latest research, published in the Journal of Medical Entomology in 2016, found that 98 percent of lice in 42 states are

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May

11

Guide to Contagious Conditions at School

Guide to Contagious Conditions at School Schools can be petri dishes for certain health problems—an ideal place for contagious conditions to spread. Contagious conditions vary in their severity and in the manner they are spread. Here are the most common contagions and some tips to avoid them. The Cold The common cold is the most

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