Why You Need a Lice Comb

When it comes to tackling a case of head lice, one recommendation you’ll find over and over by lice experts is to do combing. Combing can serve as both a confirmation of whether someone has head lice, as well as a way to treat an infestation by physically removing the bugs and nits. Many tools

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Lice Treatments through the Ages

Head lice have been around for thousands of years. Treatments have varied widely over the centuries. The first recorded treatment of head lice was found in an Egyptian medical guide known as the Ebers Papyrus, dated around 1550 BC. It recommended filling one’s mouth with warm date meal and water and then spitting it on

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I’ve Been In Lockdown, How Did I Get Lice

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many around the world have stayed indoors to help prevent the disease’s spread. College students are participating in lectures online, adults are telecommuting from home, and their kids are in Zoom meetings and Google Hangouts for school. Yet in this unprecedented era of social distancing, lice is an epidemic that

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Does Hair Dye Kill Head Lice?

If you’ve dyed your hair before, then you definitely know the strong chemical smell of the dye and have felt the tingle on your scalp as the dye works its magic on your hair. It makes sense that a bug might have a hard time living through that kind of chemical warfare. However, does it

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First Time Dealing with Lice? Get the Facts

If you’ve never dealt with head lice before, it’s hard to know when you (or a loved one) are experiencing an infestation. Because 50 percent of individuals suffering from head lice don’t exhibit noticeable symptoms, it’s possible to get head lice and live with them for weeks without realizing it at all! To combat misinformation

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From the desk of Dr. Lauer, National Medical Director of Lice Clinics of America

As Lice Clinics of America head lice professionals, we are all used to having the most effective and safe head lice treatment at our fingertips. It seems unfathomable that some people are still suggesting alternative remedies without any scientific basis. Even more concerning is the fact that many of these recommendations could be dangerous. A

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Lice Clinics of America Launches ‘Schools Without Lice’ National Educator Partnership

New program collaborates with educators and school nurses nationwide to eradicate lice in schools Salt Lake City, UT – July 30, 2019 – Lice Clinics of America, the world’s largest network of professional urgent care head lice treatment centers, announced that the company is launching a nationwide program titled ‘Schools Without Lice – National Educator

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