19 09, 2017

Lice and Household Items

By | September 19th, 2017|

To further decrease the chances of getting infested with head lice within any given environment, each person needs to have the education of simple treatment. These should be observed during every salon trip as a means of safeguarding one's health. In the case you do choose to remove lice from household items, here are some [...]

18 09, 2017

Have Lice Been Depicted Accurately on TV?

By | September 18th, 2017|

Tv shows/ movies have here and there touched on the feared topic of lice. From shows like “The Simpsons” and “The Office” we have seen the comedic scenes about infestation of head lice. In “Modern Family” we saw an episode that addressed common fallacies about head lice- the idea that lice live on dirty-haired children [...]

14 09, 2017

Preventing Head Lice

By | September 14th, 2017|

How to prevent lice The nature of children’s play is conducive to an environment where lice is able to spread easily. By taking precautionary steps, however, anyone can reduce their chances of getting lice. Only practicing good hygiene doesn’t eliminate the risk of becoming infected with head lice. Listed below are a few tips on [...]

13 09, 2017

Natural Lice Remedies

By | September 13th, 2017|

With school fast approaching for most children, dangers of lice infestation means bad news for parents. Here are six natural ways to treat lice without using harmful chemical treatments: Conditioning and Combing Ordinary hair conditioning and combing using a nit comb have been known to be one of the most effective ways of eliminating head [...]

11 09, 2017

Sanitizing Lice Combs

By | September 11th, 2017|

It is quite possible for lice to spread, not only from human to human, but also from human to object then back to another human. Although it is more common for lice to spread by human-to-human contact, there are certainly other ways lice can land on a human, especially with constant contact with other objects. [...]

8 09, 2017

Lice Education

By | September 8th, 2017|

Any school that has had a child who got lice has had to make a decision about keeping this child at school or sending them home. What is the right choice? Should a bothersome, but not threatening, pest deprive the child of a day’s education? Every school district in the U.S. has a code in [...]

7 09, 2017

To Clean, or Not to Clean

By | September 7th, 2017|

Poison has not killed in the past, nor will it kill lice. The fight is what will take down the blood-thirsty pests. Do not buy a treatment from the pharmacy store expecting the pesticide within to work on lice. Go for the manual treatment of brushing out the suckers from the hair, then follow a [...]

6 09, 2017

Biology of Lice

By | September 6th, 2017|

Lice is one of the three known species which live only on humans and not normally on animals. They live on only humans because they feed on human blood. The little creatures have three stages in their life cycle. The first stage is an egg, the second stage is nymphal, and the third and final [...]

5 09, 2017

Tis the Season for Head Lice

By | September 5th, 2017|

Below are some questions regarding lice and common misconceptions that people tend to have, answered by researchers at the forefront of head-lice in the country.   Q: Is there are particular season for head lice? A: Not exactly, lice are more common in September and January but that is due to the academic calender of [...]

1 09, 2017

Bloodsuckers: Lice, Bedbugs, Fleas, Ticks and Mites

By | September 1st, 2017|

There are many different species of blood sucking fleas, lice, ticks and mites. Lice live on humans or in their clothing, while fleas are frequently found feeding on blood in not only people but domestic animals as well. Although bed bugs also feed on humans to obtain blood as their meals, they can be found [...]