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Clean Hair Lice Myths Busted by NitWits. Call today.

18 September

Clean Hair Lice.  Do head lice like clean hair? I have heard lice like clean hair better than dirty and oily hair. Lice clean hair or dirty is one of the questions we get asked most often in our NitWits offices. People think that lice like clean hair more than dirty hair. Guess what folks? We […]

Lice People. Lice Crisis? NitWits For Peace of Mind.

17 September

Lice People. People who take care of your lice problem before it does you in! First of all most parents aren’t sure about lice symptoms. Also parents don’t know how to remove lice nits.  In addition parents wish they could kill lice naturally. Furthermore parents feel uncomfortable using lice chemicals on their kids. Lice People. Could […]

Lice Technicians Ready. Boston’s Best #1 Lice Professionals

13 September

Lice Technicians Ready and at your service. Yes folks since 2004, NitWits has been Boston’s Go To Lice Professionals. Admired for our high level of professionalism and rigor, parents in the know come to NitWits for their head lice needs. Lice Technicians Ready. Yes folks yet another urban myth about head lice. In fact we […]

Back School Head Lice Checks. Ahh…Peace of Mind for Mom!

12 September

Back School Head Lice Checks. Moms can’t sleep at night when they think there might be a lice epidemic in the house. Furthermore powerful head lice stigma falls squarely on the shoulders of Moms. Head Lice stigma implies that you are not a good Mom. In addition Head Lice stigma suggests that you do not […]

Definitive Lice Treatment Guide [New Data]

09 September

Definitive Lice Treatment Guide. New research has shown that 98% of the head lice are now resistant to over the counter head lice treatments in North America.    How then can you deter head lice and make your child’s scalp not attractive to the ubiquitous head lice in schools? Definitive lice treatment guide Do head lice cause any […]

Head lice incubation period. End your lice nightmare now!

11 August

Head lice incubation period. First of all Head Lice Stigma creates a great deal of fear in parents. As a result Head Lice are a poorly misunderstood human parasite. In contrast to humans, Primates have their own parasites that are similar to, but genetically different from, human head lice. Baboons engage in something called social grooming which establishes […]

Itchy Scalp Driving You Nuts? Get Peace of Mind Now!

10 August

Does an itchy scalp mean you have head lice? Not necessarily. In fact most people with lice do not have any itching symptoms. This is simply another urban myth that adds to the confusion about head lice. Head lice is often misdiagnosed and even over-diagnosed! Because most people, whether they are medically trained or not, […]

Professional Head Lice Clinic NitWits Can Do It!

29 July

Professional Head Lice Clinic appointments available today. Did we hear you say “Help, we have lice”? Many parents call, text, or email us at NitWits saying they have lice, or think they might have lice, and they need lice help immediately. Happily, at NitWits we’ve been treating Boston area families since 2004. NitWits has remained […]

Where lice come from. Want to be Lice-Free Today?

27 June

Where lice come from?  It is estimated that head lice have been traveling with humans for at least 170,000 years. 170,000 years ago body lice evolved from head lice after humans lost all of their body hair and started to wear clothing. Furthermore it is thought that humans did not wear clothing for about 100,000 years […]

Symptoms Lice Making You Itchy? Bust Those Lice Now!

08 June

Feels like I have Symptoms Lice. Curiously the majority of people with head lice never experience any itching symptoms. The urban myth that people with head lice itch is widespread. After approx 3-4 months some people do have itching symptoms when they’ve contracted Head Lice. From the perspective of a head louse this makes perfect sense. Lice […]