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What are “Super Lice”? And are they waiting for you kids at school?

Is your child getting ready to head back to school this fall? Well keep in mind as they’re hurrying off to hug their friends and share hats and headbands, that it’s also the best time to get ready for all those fun bugs they are spreading around. And no, I am not talking about the flu, I’m talking about SUPER LICE! These so called
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Are your kids ready for camp? … So are lice. Be ready for them!

Are your kids heading off to camp this summer?  If so I bet they’re excited.  But, guess what…head lice are just as excited for a new crop of children to infest! As lice have grown more and more resistant to the usual over-the-counter treatment, the prevalence of lice infestation at summer camps has steadily been on the rise especially in the San Fernando Valley. 
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The Art of Nit-Picking – Explained!

Nit-picking is the task of removing the tiny eggs of lice, aka nits, from someone’s hair and clothing. Nit-picking can be a tedious activity that requires close attention and care. The word Nit-picking has been around in the English language for as long as we have records – just as human lice infestations have! In earlier years, before modern chemical methods became available, manual
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Head Lice Myths Uncovered – Woodland Hills

1. Head lice can jump from person to person: Head lice cannot jump or fly! There must be direct head to head contact (or direct contact of personal items such as hats, brushes, combs, etc.) 2. Lice can transmit disease: Lice are not dangerous, and they do not spread disease; although their bites can lead the scalp to become itchy and inflamed, and scratching
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Lice? How to get back to school fast!

Was your child sent home from school with head lice? Before you try traumatic treatments such as smearing Vaseline or mayonnaise in their hair, read on… Manual lice removal is the safest, most effective method of eradicating head lice.  Yes, it is time consuming; but, in the end it is the best way to remove all lice and nits while avoiding the dangerous side
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I think my child has lice… What now?

Head Lice Check List: 1.  First of all – Don’t Panic – Panicking will only cause undue anxiety in your child who will then start worrying about the “bugs” in their hair.  The panicked parent is also notorious for sometimes over-treating the problem as well.  Don’t rush out and buy the first lice shampoo you find until you know for sure what’s in it
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