We Questioned Kids About Head Lice. The Results Are In.

Head lice are a worldwide problem. Here in the United States the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that children between the ages of 3 to 11 are the most likely to become infested with head lice. In fact, it is estimated that up to 12 million children will catch head lice each year […]

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Keeping Kids Active Shows Many Health Benefits

As parents, we all know that kids have energy to spare. What better way to help them work some of it out than getting your kids involved in local sports programs and activities? There are many benefits to kids participating in sports, physical activities and being part of a team. Social skills, physical benefits, and […]

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Family Trip Coming Up? Beware of Head Lice!

Planning a family trip in the upcoming summer months? It’s the perfect time to get away when the sun is shining, kids are out of school and the beach is calling your name. What you don’t want to do is bring home more than fun, family memories. Head lice can be a problem when traveling […]

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The Truth About Hygiene and Head Lice

Everyone has heard the gossip that only dirty people get head lice. Schools are swarming with kids who make fun of others who don’t shower, neglect to wash their hair or have unkempt clothing. So, as parents isn’t it our responsibility to teach our children the truth about head lice and hygiene? Let’s debunk the […]

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Yes, Head Lice Do Bite

When parents learn one or more of their children have become victim to a lice infestation it can lead to many questions. One of the most common questions we get at Lice Clinics of America is a simple one, “Do lice bite?” Yes, head lice do bite. In fact, they bite a lot. An adult […]

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What is Life Like for a Louse?

When trying to understand the best method of eliminating head lice, it can be beneficial to understand the life cycle of head lice and how they grow. Many products claim to kill head lice, but in fact, do nothing to prevent the eggs from hatching. As you come to understand the life cycle process of […]

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Head Lice Coming Out for Spring Break

While kids are out of school enjoying the much longed for sunshine be aware that spring break is one of the top times for head lice outbreaks. Along with the long summer months, back to school and winter break holidays, spring break is prime time for head lice to find their way onto children interacting […]

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Catching Head Lice An Increasingly Common Dilemma

Between running kids from sports practices, catching up on homework and keeping the laundry clean parents hardly have time to worry about head lice. Unfortunately, in recent years the problem has started to become even more prevalent in the United States. Why is that?  Here are some of the reasons you should be more alert […]

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The Circus is Coming to St. Charles!

  With a longstanding tradition in Missouri, the Shriners Circus brings with it laughter, imagination, and happy memories to grownups and children alike. This March the circus celebrations will get started with a Shrine Circus Parade Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at 11:00 am. Enjoy the bands, clowns, bright and detailed floats and of course, the […]

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Have Super Lice Got You Super Worried?

  Super lice from a parent’s perspective can make you break out in a sweat at the very thought. What are super lice!? How would I know if my child had super lice? Where would I even begin to get rid of them? Never fear worried parents everywhere. Lice Clinics of America is your source […]

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