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Jun

21

Lice Clinics of America® Shares Summer Camp Lice Prevention Tips

Ah, summer camp. Campfires, s’mores, swimming, and…head lice? Head lice is not what most parents think about or expect when they send their kids to summer camp. But summer camp is almost custom made to spread head lice with kids in close quarters, sleeping and playing together for extended periods of time. Because no parent

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May

25

Lice Clinics of America® Offers Summer Camp Lice Prevention Program

One thing that parents dread about summer camp is the occurrence of head lice, which can result in kids being sent home, causing embarrassment and inconvenience to parents and campers alike. Participating Lice Clinics of America treatment centers are offering an innovative program for summer camps in the areas they serve in partnership with the

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Apr

17

Spring Break Head Lice Prevention Tips from Lice Clinics of America®

School breaks—summer, winter, and spring—are peak lice times as kids spend more unstructured time together. Demand spikes at Lice Clinics of America treatment centers after every break because kids go back to school with head lice. The company has some tips for head lice prevention and treatment to keep lice out of families or to

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Mar

19

Spring Into Head Lice Prevention

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

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Mar

13

Don’t Let Lice Drive You Mad This March

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

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Jan

31

No, You Don’t Have to Bulldoze Your House After Head Lice

You may have heard of parents frantically cleaning their home after discovering a child has head lice—washing every linen, shampooing pets, bagging and quarantining pillows and stuffed animals for weeks, even throwing away things for fear of contamination. These steps aren’t all necessary and understanding how lice live and spread can give you peace of

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Jan

11

How to Stay Lice Free in 2019

For decades, the standard of care for head lice has focused on reactive treatment using pesticide-based products. Head lice were associated with poor hygiene or dirty homes, and mortified parents treated the condition in secret, often to no avail. That’s changing as the medical and educational communities have taken steps to bring head lice out

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