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Jan

1

Soccer Coach Finds Success Fighting Head Lice

When marketing professional and 15-year youth soccer coach Wade Huntsman was looking for a new business, he was immediately drawn to Lice Clinics of America. “’I’ve always loved kids and getting to help them is by far the coolest part of my new clinic,” he said. Even so, he was in for some surprises when

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Dec

15

Miami Herald Unusual Jobs Article Features Lice Clinic

A Miami Herald article on unusual jobs in the city featured a number of surprising occupations—from hurricane hunter to cruise ship brew master to resort mermaids. One job on the list that might surprise you is “lice fighter.” The article features the Miami outpost of Lice Clinics of America, the largest and fastest-growing network of

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Nov

7

Why It Used to Take So Long to Treat Head Lice

Traditional head lice treatment is a marathon, not a sprint. That’s because lice grow in three stages—egg (nit), nymph, and adult louse. Female adult lice lay eggs, which hatch in 7-10 days. The nymph phase takes another 10 days or so. This is a period where the lice are actively feeding (biting the scalp) but

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Nov

6

Beauty Pro Finds New Career in Lice Biz

Dayna Willbanks had reached a turning point in her career in the beauty industry. “I had been doing the same thing for 12 years and while I enjoyed it, I started to feel like there was something else out there for me to take on,” she said. What was missing was a more direct way

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Aug

21

Couple Finds Business Taking on Head Lice

Nick and Erin Hawn discovered Lice Clinics of America and the AirAllé medical device the way many parents do—trying to figure out what to do about head lice in their own family. “Three weeks after our fifth child was born, we found head lice on two of our older daughters,” Erin said. “Life with a

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Aug

4

Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Advice When Dealing with Head Lice

Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Advice When Dealing with Head Lice When a child comes home with head lice, most parents are, sadly, unprepared and go into panic mode. They rush to the drug store or doctor’s office (or Internet) and do whatever they are told because they don’t know any better. For many, many

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Jul

15

Where Do Head Lice Come From?

Where do Head Lice Come from? If you’ve ever encountered head lice in your family, you may know that lice afflict some 6-12 million people—mostly children—each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Lice are a serious problem and they never seem to go away. So you may wonder, where did

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May

11

New Lice Remover Kit Cures Lice Without the Mess or Toxins

New Lice Remover Kit Cures Lice Without the Mess or Toxins It’s no secret that the vast majority of head lice afflicting children in the United States are now resistant to the chemicals used in the most popular over-the-counter (OTC) lice treatments. A study in the Journal of Medical Entomology published in 2016 found that

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