When treating my child for head lice, I never thought about the harm it might be bringing to him. I felt only the anxiety all mothers feel when they discover bugs in their child’s hair. It never occurred to me that a physician-prescribed shampoo could be a dangerous and potentially fatal pesticide. Telling our family’s
The Palm Beach County School District has yet to come to terms with its policy about nits… is it really nitpicking to insist students be free not only of live lice, but also the eggs or empty casings that come with an infestation? Turns out we have an expert on the infestations right here in
Fact: One mature female louse can lay 3 – 4 eggs per day. This adds to 90 – 120 eggs per month. Fact: Females typically only require one mating in their lifetime to produce all of their eggs. Fact: A healthy adult louse can live for nearly three days without food. Fact: Adult lice are
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) – Springfield police are investigating the death of an 18-month old child who suffocated apparently because of a home remedy for head lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag. A department spokesman says officers responded a city home last Saturday for reports of a child not breathing. Sgt. John Delaney says the
Hearing that someone in your child’s classroom has lice—or finding out that your own child does—is not a very pleasant experience, to say the least. But you should feel reassured about at least a few things: Head lice can be treated by a variety of methods—and you can get rid of them. Having lice does
Head lice affect millions of school-aged children each year, and as the FDA noted in a Consumer Health Information release last year (“Treating Head Lice,” January 2014), this is a year-round problem that peaks in September and January, when children return to school. Treatment can be complicated, time-consuming, and not always effective. In March 2014,
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