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Who is More Prone to Catching Lice?

November 14, 2017

The most common way for anyone to catch lice is from direct contact with the head of another person who is carrying lice. Adults are much more aware of personal space and therefore less likely to acquire lice. All the…

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How to Deep Clean Your Home After Lice

November 10, 2017

When the headache of lice plagues your home and loved ones it can be hard to know exactly what to do. Some people feel overwhelmed or frustrated by all the ways of possible reinfection and treatment. Here is a simple…

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Have You Talked to Your Child About Lice?

October 30, 2017

Here are some ideas on things to consider when letting your child know they have lice. This can be a tough scenario for parents and children alike as there is a lot of misinformation or rumors about lice that circulate…

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Your Worst Nightmare…A Child with Lice

October 23, 2017

The majority of parents with school-age children all fear the same scenario. A phone call from the school nurse! My child has lice? How could this have happened? In fact, a recent survey indicates that two-thirds of parents actually worry the…

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Fall is in the Air

October 16, 2017

When we think of fall, we think of family. When there are leaves turning on every tree and pumpkins galore it’s time to start thinking of some fun ways to celebrate with yours.  Our staff love to call the Louisville…

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Selfies Spread Head Lice

October 13, 2017

School is in session and our kiddos are busy with homework, sports, and extracurricular activities. They’ll be around lots of friends, classmates and other kids. This is when we start to worry about head lice and educate as many families…

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Quick Facts About Kids And Head Lice

October 5, 2017

Head lice are a nuisance that has been itching heads since ancient times. Luckily, they don’t lead to disease or harm, other than some possible sores from the lice bites. They do, however, cause a huge nuisance and can spread…

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5 Tips For Positively Influencing Our Children

September 27, 2017

It’s up to us to raise happy, healthy and self-sufficient children. Here are 5 tips to get your children on the right track. 1. Let Your Children Fail If we let our children fail, they’ll learn at a young age…

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Lice Treatment: Harmful Toxins To Avoid

September 22, 2017

When treating our children for head lice, safety is our first priority. We would never want to expose them to anything harmful. Many lice treatments can be dangerous and cause negative side-effects. Children are still growing and developing, so toxins…

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Head Lice Policy: Jefferson County Public Schools

September 12, 2017

We often recommend parents take the time to know the head lice policies and procedures at their child’s school so it isn’t a surprise when they have to deal with it. It’s a good idea to have a meeting with…

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