Lice News

Pediatric Group Issues New Lice Recommendations
The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new set of guidelines in the current issue of "Pediatrics" for the treatment of head lice, the first update in recommendations that the organization has issued since 2002.
The new report is unlikely to end humankind's age-old struggle against the itch-inducing bugs, but...
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Ask the doctor: head lice 
DR Cindy Pan explains the best way to detect lice...
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Should kids with head lice be allowed at school?
Some parents are scratching their heads over laxer head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom.ome parents are scratching their heads over laxer head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom.
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Schools More Tolerant of Head Lice
Some school nurses are no longer sending home “lice notes” to parents of other children in the classroom. The policy shift is designed to help keep children from missing class, shield children with lice from embarrassment and protect their privacy.
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Treatment-Resistant Super Lice Invade Schools
It’s enough to make your skin crawl: If head lice weren’t scary enough, 60 percent of the itchy pests are now resistant to one or more common treatments, according to a new study published in New England Journal of Medicine.
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