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Super Lice After Summer Camp? Get Head Checks for Your Kids.

28 August

Super Lice After Summer Camp?   Mutant Super Lice bothering folks in your neighborhood? August is high season for lice. Between the end of summer camp and the start of school, head lice are at their peak regarding lice infestations of school aged children. According to this published study in the Journal of Entomology  in 42 […]

What Do Head Lice Look Like?

31 July

How to Diagnose Head Lice. What Do Head Lice Look Like? To the naked eye head lice are almost impossible to see. Because the lice, and their eggs, have camouflaging abilities in their outer shells. In addition people with everyday dandruff or hair casts are often misdiagnosed as having lice. Furthermore lice eggs are very […]

Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets?

19 June
Can Head Lice live on pillows and sheets?

Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets? First of all head lice need to feed every 2-4 hours, and more frequently when they are nymphs. Furthermore the only food head lice can survive on is human blood. And human blood from a human scalp. Scalp skin is different from skin on other parts of […]

Summer Lice Outbreak Massachusetts

08 June
Summer Lice Outbreak Massachusetts

Summer Lice Outbreak Massachusetts. First of all, due to the colder than normal spring and the recent warm days, we are seeing a large uptick in lice cases in the greater Boston area. In addition our phones have been ringing off the hook at NitWits! Normally lice cases increase in the warmer months in New […]