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How Rapidly Can You Get Head Lice?

05 August

How rapidly can you get head lice? Parents often wonder how long it takes for head lice to spread. First of all head lice do not spread rapidly. Because it takes 1-3 months for a head lice colony to build up on your scalp and become a healthy head lice infestation. First a pregnant adult […]

Where Did Head Lice Come From?

25 July

Where Did Head Lice Come From? The origins of head lice, it turns out, are pretty interesting. As a parent you may be wondering where did head lice come from in the first place? First of all there is solid evidence that head lice have been traveling with humans for at least 170,000 years. Because […]

Top 5 Lice Myths 2019

14 June

Top 5 Lice Myths 2019. If you are like most parents you will find yourself running to CVS at midnight to buy lice shampoo. But in fact lice shampoo no longer works to kill head lice. Myth #1 Lice Shampoo Kills Lice Fact #1 Head Lice have developed resistance to the pesticides in lice shampoo. […]

Dirty Hair Prevent Lice? Lice Prevention Strategies

12 April

Dirty Hair Prevent Lice? You’ve heard that lice like clean hair better than dirty and oily hair. In fact guess what folks? You have another fabulous urban myth about lice on your hands. Furthermore  head lice are of the most misunderstood and mysterious parasites of modern times. Because you think you live in a clean, […]

Spring Vacation Plus Head Lice.

15 March

Spring Vacation Plus Head Lice.  Our latest parent story “Yes, we were invited on a ski trip in Colorado over school vacation week with my brother’s family. My brother’s kids had lice and guess what? My kids ended up getting head lice from their cousins!  The skiing was fabulous, but I was furious at my […]

5 Common Head Lice Myths Busted. Get help today!

30 January

5 Common Head Lice Myths Busted. Head Lice is a misunderstood, but successful, human parasite. In 2019 head lice are thriving in the United States. Because misinformation about head lice is rampant. And the lack of accurate lice information is a further hindrance to parents trying to safely treat head lice. 5 Common Head Lice […]