Head Lice In Ancient Times

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Head Lice have afflicted humans since ancient times and lice have been found in several ancient human remains. Examinations of mummy’s head hair dating back to the early 1400’s revealed infestations of ancient head lice. The hair samples also tested positive for the presence of mercury, likely applied to the head as an anti-pediculosis (head […]

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Love Shouldn’t Itch: Lice Removal On V-Day

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People around the world will be celebrating love today. Valentine’s Day is a holiday that goes back to about 269 AD, according to the romantic legend. The day of romance derives from Saint Valentine, a kind-hearted Roman priest who married young couples against the wishes of Emperor Claudius II, a strict man who was against […]

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Super Bowl 51: How to get there next year

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Now that Missouri has only one professional football team, it’s up to the Kansas City Chiefs to rally the state together and hopefully bring a Super Bowl victory next year. Although the Chief’s season ended with a heartbreaking loss to the Steelers, they still have a bright future ahead of them. This year alone, the […]

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Beware of Super Lice

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We learn in science class that things evolve over time. We are not talking about Darwin’s Theory of Evolution — we don’t need to get into whether humans evolved from monkeys or not. We are talking about how things change over time. Studies from 2016 show that this evolution and change applies to head lice. […]

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Happy Head-Lice-Free New Year!

New Year, new resolutions! Is one of your goals this year to keep your family lice-free? This is a struggle for many families. When one of your child’s schoolmates has a head lice outbreak, it’s almost inevitable that all their friends will become infested as well. Head lice are transmitted through head-to-head contact or by […]

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