Verify is a consumer protection program of WUSA Channel 9 in Washington, D.C., that, in its own words: “Is on a mission to separate fact from fiction in news and social media. We respect truth above all and believe in transparency.” The program took on the issue of head lice to answer the question, “Does
Coaching, long-term staff, and innovative programs have turned into a recipe for success for Judy Hayden, owner of Lice Clinics of America® in Lexington, Kentucky. “A family member introduced me to Lice Clinics of America, and I was floored by the technology,” she said. “I had battled head lice on my own and I just
It was with a heavy heart that I read the news of a 16-year-old in the intensive care unit as a result of a head lice infestation. A friend told her to put gasoline on her hair to kill the bugs. She took gasoline from her family’s heating unit and dumped it on her head.
When confronted with head lice, parents often panic. They don’t know how to solve the problem, primarily because people don’t like to talk about head lice until they have to. The best defense against head lice, however, is a good offense. Since 12 million children under 13 years-old get head lice each year—there are 48
Any madness you experience this March should only involve college basketball. But as head lice become a growing problem in many areas, and spring break means kids hanging out together, it pays to be prepared and to know how to treat head lice quickly and effectively. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Lice Clinics of America, the world’s largest network of lice treatment centers, regularly alerts communities when head lice infestations become widespread in a city or neighborhood. Clinics provide this service to make parents aware if their children are at risk of contracting head lice. Lice are not life-threatening, and they don’t carry any disease, but
Though not life-threatening, lice are highly contagious and difficult to eliminate with over-the-counter treatments. SALT LAKE CITY, March 4, 2019 – Lice Clinics of America, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, reported that their 330 clinics across the network saw an average increase of 30 percent in lice activity nationwide this winter. This data was