Cold Weather and Head Lice. What are the Effects?

  With the cold weather fully set in and chilly wind blowing it can be hard to believe that head lice would still be a concern for anyone. How does the cold weather make a difference for head lice infestations and what do parents need to know about keeping kids safe in the winter months? […]

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Live. Love. Lice.

February is the time of year everyone is thinking of those they love. Yet as a parent, you know every day of your life is spent with your children and spouse in mind. When a lice infestation hits your house things can get incredibly stressful, making it a little harder to keep your cool and […]

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The AirAllé® Device A Game Changer for Head Lice

  Chemically based head lice treatment shampoos and products have been on the market for decades, and quite honestly have been the most easily accessible and common treatment for head lice. Unfortunately, with these products have come concerns about the negative impacts such harsh toxins would have on those infected with head lice, specifically young […]

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Black Death Plague and the Lice Connection

Recent research indicates that what scientists thought about the Black Death plague could be inaccurate. For centuries science has blamed the rapid spread of infection on the rat population during that time. It is only now that they are learning it may have in fact been due to human parasites, namely lice and fleas. What […]

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Why Should Schools Update “No Nit” Lice Policy?

Lice in public schools can create a big uproar in communities. Often parents become very concerned when they hear of an outbreak in a classroom or school. Across the United States “no nit” policies have been in place for several decades that prohibit students from attending class if any nits, or lice eggs, whatsoever are […]

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Up-do Hairstyles May Lower Risk of Head Lice

  Whether your little girl has short, medium or long hair it is always a good idea to pull it up into a style that prevents her hair from brushing up against others. This is a quick and easy way to help prevent lice. When children are young and attend schools, play on playgrounds and […]

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Want Some New Year’s Resolutions Worth Having?

Teaching our kids about healthy habits that impact their daily life is a great idea for the new year. Make it a resolution this new year to talk about health topics and why they are important. Adults and children alike can benefit from these quick tips to staying healthy and happy in 2018!   Tip […]

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Top Toys for the Kids on Your Nice List

Holidays are times for creating happy memories with your family. We took the time to research some of 2017’s best toys to help you with your holiday shopping list. These choices are sure to be a hit for the children in your life this holiday season and for years to come.   Toys for the […]

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Which Condition is Causing Your Itchy Scalp?

Dermatologists will tell you there are many reasons a scalp can be itchy, experience a rash or be inflamed. Many are related to skin allergies. Others are the result of an autoimmune disease. Insect bites from head lice are a common cause of irritation. Fungal, bacterial or viral infections can all also cause rashes and […]

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Head Lice Affecting Your Child’s Sleep? The Best Ways to Battle Bedtime.

One of the worst side effects of a head lice outbreak is the sleep deprivation it can cause for victims. Bedtime habits are interrupted by itchy, irritated scalps that can get much worse at night. Lice are nocturnal insects that are active at night biting through the skin, crawling through hair strands and laying eggs. […]

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