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Children’s Head Lice Books

c8e0eec08a76f7003dd4bf05c22f2df5Children’s head lice books- Getting head lice is like catching a cold. Although most people will have head lice at least once in their lives, it can be a hard concept for children. Most parents keep it simple and say, “you have bugs in your hair and we need to get them out.” To help your children learn about head lice, I recommend getting them a children’s book about lice. I picked out my 10...

The Elderly and Head Lice

All it takes is one visit from an infested grandchild, niece, or nephew to bring lice into the facility and start an outbreak.
All it takes is one visit from an infested grandchild, niece, or nephew to expose a senior citizen to head lice.

Head lice is a problem largely associated with children. Everyone remembers the lice checks they had when they were in elementary school and may have even gotten lice once or twice. Head lice affects mostly children but that doesn’t mean we can’t be vulnerable to an infestation when we...

The Social Stigma of Lice

 

The Social Stigma of Lice

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People are often fearful and are even hostile to those who have lice despite that most people will have an experience with lice at some point in their lives.

It is a wonder that in 2017 when there is widespread awareness and compassion for many health-related issues that there is still a great deal of social stigma surrounding those who have head lice. Most people do...

You, Me, and Lice: How other Cultures Deal with Head Lice

You, Me and LICE

      From us here in America, to our friends across the world, head lice find a way to make an impact on all cultures. Egyptian culture, Indian culture and one that is falsely claimed to be the “garlic’’ to the blood thirsty culprit, African culture.

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An ancient lice comb estimated to be thousands of years old.

Head lice has been around for thousands of years dating as far back as...

Head Lice Origins: Where did it all begin?

Head Lice Origins: Where did it all begin?

 

Head lice have evolved with humans and fossilized lice evidence can help scientists determine the migration patterns of early humans.
Head lice have evolved along with humans over tens of thousands of years. Fossilized lice evidence can help scientists determine the migration patterns of early humans.

Head Lice is a human parasite that feeds on our blood. There is no other known species that can host head lice, so you do not worry about your pets. They are primarily transferred from...

How did my Teen get Head Lice??

How did my Teen get Head Lice??

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The Selfie Generation has nearly as much head to head contact as their younger siblings do. This provides ample opportunities for lice to transfer.

Head lice is a parasite typically associated with children. Many lice treatment products have packaging targeted towards children or even have images of children on the bottle. The reason for this is that lice are, of...