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Can a Freezer Kill Lice?

23 January

Can a Freezer Kill Lice? Yes Dorothy you can take your headbands, bows, elastics, combs and brushes and put them in the freezer overnight to kill anything related to head lice. First of all place all items in a zip-loc bag. Next put the zip-loc bag in the freezer overnight. Finally, pour yourself a glass […]

Winter Head Lice. What Every Parent Needs to Know.

03 December

Winter Head Lice. Is it possible to get lice in the winter? While it is true that head lice do not like cold weather, head lice are, in fact, present 12 months of the year. Even during a chilly New England winter, head lice are spreading successfully amongst elementary school aged children. And some of […]

Head Lice Love Thanksgiving!

23 November

Head Lice Love Thanksgiving! And not just because Turkeys have their own lice! In fact your kids getting together with your cousin’s kids and your friend’s kids presents the optimal situation for head lice transmission. Because all of that hugging and cuddling and jumping around on couches is good for lice. In addition the kids […]

Can Dogs Get Head Lice?

24 October

Can head lice live on dogs? In fact head lice are permanent obligate human ectoparasites which means they can only live on humans. Over time head lice have undergone numerous adaptations to allow them to occupy a very specific niche in the world of arthropods, that of the human scalp. Most individual head lice will […]

Hair Casts vs Head Lice. How to tell the Difference.

03 October
Hair Casts vs Head Lice. How to tell the Difference.

Hair Casts vs Head Lice. How to tell the Difference. First of all the fail-safe way to tell the difference between a nit and a hair cast, is that hair casts are friable, or easily crumbled, when you crush them between your fingers.  Furthermore you could never crush a nit, as lice nits have a […]

Lice Removal Near Me. Peace of Mind Within Reach!

28 September

Lice Removal Near Me. Can you hire someone to treat head lice? Yes you can and 40% of parents prefer to have lice removal professionals do the job for them. First of all many parents find it difficult to get their child to sit still for an hour while they comb through their hair to […]

Are All Lice Combs Created Equal?

13 August
Are All Lice Combs Created Equal?

Are All Lice Combs Created Equal? How do you know which lice comb to use when your children have a head lice infestation? Do you feel confused and overwhelmed with all of the lice treatment choices? First of all the cheap lice combs that come with the pesticide lice treatments are too flimsy to comb […]

How do you check yourself for lice?

10 July

How do you check yourself for lice? Good News! You can easily check yourself for lice at home! All you need is a good metal nit comb and some hair conditioner. Your Peace of Mind is Worth it! How do you check yourself for lice? First of all it is easy to check yourself for […]

How do you get rid of lice overnight?

08 July
How do you get rid of lice overnight?

How do you get rid of lice overnight? First of all when you discover lice on your child’s head you want to get rid of it immediately. In fact you want to get rid of it yesterday! And there is a way to make sure your child’s head lice infestation is gone for good. Furthermore […]

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 […]