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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 […]

The Harm of Popular Lice Treatments

09 January

The Harm of Popular Lice Treatments. New research suggests  exposure to a widely used lice insecticide may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease and early death. Pyrethrin and its synthetic derivatives are used in lice shampoos. They are absorbed by the body and then metabolized and excreted in urine. Thus, when you apply lice treatments […]

How to Prevent Head Lice: Back to School Lice Prevention Tips

05 September

How to Prevent Head Lice. There a so many myths about head lice that as a parent you need specific guidance about lice treatment in 2019. Top 3 Lice Prevention Tips. 1.  Combing with a good metal Nit-Comb is the foundation to all successful lice prevention. 2. Combing with a good head lice conditioner product […]

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 […]

Pre School Lice Checks A Good Idea?

21 August

Pre School Lice Checks A Good Idea? You don’t want your school to discover lice on your child the first week of school! The solution? Make sure you do head checks on the whole family. A quick head check need not take a huge amount of time. The best way to check for lice is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Holidays Head Lice Update. Holiday Peace of Mind!

03 December

Happy Holidays Head Lice Update. Can you get head lice in December? Really? Yes, folks it’s true you can get lice in December… and January and February. In fact head lice are present all year around. Furthermore parents are horrified to discover that their kids have head lice while visiting the family in New York […]

Top 3 Non-Toxic Lice Treatment Options in Boston in 2018

30 October

Top 3 Non-Toxic Lice Treatment Options. 1.  Combing with a good metal Nit-Comb is the foundation to all successful lice treatment. 2. Combing with a good head lice conditioner product makes lice treatment more effective 3. Monthly preventative combing can keep new cases at bay and prevent severe infestations. Top 3 Non-Toxic Lice Treatment Options. […]