Category Archives for Lice Prevention

Can Lice Spread in Swimming Pools?

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Summer is in full swing and that means lots of family fun days in the pool. Gathering with friends and family to cool off from the summer heat can be just what is needed. But when head lice infestations begin to spread, is swimming worth the risk? Can lice spread in swimming pools? Does Pool […]

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Summer Head Lice Prevention Tips

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Summer is here, and we can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the weather. Most assume head lice only spike during the school season, but the truth is head lice enjoy all times of year. Sports, summer camps, and weather make the summer a perfect time for head lice to thrive. We’ve put together a […]

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What to Do After Head Lice

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  Head lice infestations are stressful and draining. No one wants to have head lice but once it happens everyone is simply happy for it to be over. But what happens now? What do you do once the lice are gone? As a lice clinic we are often asked what the next steps should be […]

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At Halloween Head Lice Come Haunting

Its that time of year when ghouls come out to play and werewolves roam the night streets. Did you also know it’s prime time for head lice outbreaks? Here’s what every witch and Dracula should know to protect their little monsters this Halloween season. Tips for Staying Head Lice Free This Halloween: Beware of Sharing […]

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Be A Pro-Active Parent – Avoid Head Lice

It seems like over the past few years the head lice game as taken a drastic turn. No longer are parents able to simply talk to kids about not sharing hair brushes, or using their friend’s bedtime pillow. It takes a more proactive approach to keep kids protected against head lice, and even than sometimes […]

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Head Lice, Our Experience

I am a regular mom who loves spending time with her kids, learning to cook, jogging and making crafts. I have two boys and two girls and I spend most of my time running them around from soccer practice to choir to football games. I like to think that in most situations I am a […]

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Back To School Prime Time for Head Lice

While you are busy buying new backpacks, school supplies and lunchboxes for your child it is also essential that parents are aware back to school times are certainly one of the busiest for head lice outbreaks. Why is that? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head lice are most commonly passed on […]

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Five Items That Might be Harboring Head Lice

It is overwhelming at times to think of everything that needs deep cleaned when you find out someone in your household is dealing with head lice. The first thought we have may be to make sure we remove head lice and nits from that person’s head. Secondly, we often think to deep clean bedding and […]

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How Common Are Head Lice?

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Welcome to your source for all things head lice. Lice Clinics of America St. Charles is a professional lice clinic that has all the answers to your head lice concerns. Many parents, when faced with the trial of head lice, have questions. Is it dangerous? How easily does it spread? How common is head lice? […]

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What are the Risks of Head Lice and Swimming?

Every kid loves to spend their summer days swimming with friends in a cool, refreshing pool. Some of the best summertime memories can be made while making a splash! So, as a parent have you ever wondered if swimming poses a risk for catching head lice? Can head lice swim? Does chlorine kill them? How […]

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