Why Headlice are Such a Concern for Young Children

September 26, 2013

Headlice are a problem for all children and people of all ages, but they are especially problematic for younger children. This is because the littlest of kids have less awareness when it comes to their body. An older child might realize he or she has lice before parents even spot the problem. They might notice […]

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Dangers of Synthetic Shampoos

September 13, 2013

Synthetic shampoos contain man-made chemicals. They range from ingredients intended to help hair look healthy to those designed to kill pests that take up residence on the scalp, including headlice. Some products do little more than damage hair, but others are downright dangerous. As a matter of fact, one ingredient found in some headlice shampoos, […]

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It’s Time to Evaluate Your Head Lice Risk

May 25, 2013

A head lice infestation is the type of thing nobody thinks about until it becomes a problem. Lice prevention is rarely on anyone’s to-do list and even if it is, it usually drops to the bottom of the pile. Head lice are rarely dangerous and they can be easy to eliminate, so they are often […]

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Are Natural Head Lice Remedies More Expensive?

May 14, 2013

One of the biggest concerns people have about natural alternatives is the cost of upgrading. Finding a natural remedy that works is a dream come true for many, but the most effective natural products can be pricey. You pay for what you get, as the saying goes. So are natural head lice remedies more expensive? […]

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Are Head Lice Falling Under the Radar?

April 26, 2013

Ask anyone working in a classroom or daycare environment what they deem an ongoing problem and you will likely hear about head lice. Aside from behavioral issues and the general challenge of keeping young children entertained, classrooms around the world can usually count on at least one head lice infestation per year. The problem is […]

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You Have Head Lice: What Does it Really Mean?

April 14, 2013

Anyone who has contracted head lice understands how frantic it can be in the hours and days following the discovery of your infestation. What does it mean if you contract head lice? You Need Treatment Head lice cannot be ignored and it will not clear up without treatment. If you discover you have contracted head […]

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Malathion: The Latest in Chemical Lice Treatments

March 26, 2013

Has your child been diagnosed with head lice? Did your health care provider suggest malathion as a treatment? This medication also goes by the name Ovide and it is an FDA approved prescription drug. It is not approved world-wide, but it is growing in popularity for treating lice. Malathion is considered safe and effective, but […]

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Five Things You Should Know about Head Lice

March 12, 2013

Most people are aware of head lice and have even experienced a bout or two in their lifetimes. This is especially true if a person has children. Head lice are practically a right of passage for young children. Even with the prevalence of head lice, there are still plenty of things people do not know […]

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Can You Make Your Home Lice Proof?

February 26, 2013

Many people believe the best things begin at home. Charity, good health, confidence… the list is endless. It stands to reason many would also believe that lice prevention begins at home and this is often the case. If you can keep head lice out of your home, everyone in your family stands a better chance […]

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Are You Afraid of Super Lice?

February 11, 2013

A common concern among health researchers is the ability we have to create super bugs. Treating diseases with antibiotics and other medicine helps people survive, but it also breeds stronger strains that we are unable to treat. When doctors over-prescribe antibiotics and patients take antibiotics when they are not absolutely necessary, diseases mutate and learn […]

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