Category Archives for Lice Prevention

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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Summer Camp Common Time for Head Lice

Parents know that when they send their kids off to summer camp there are certain precautions they should always remind them to take: bug spray, sunscreen, and lifejackets to name a few. Have you thought about the risks of head lice? The American Camp Association tells us that most summer camps report head lice are […]

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The Art of Nitpicking and Why You Should Do It

Every parent sometimes feels like all they do is nag their kids. Whether its shoes on the floor, dishes left on the table or a bed left unmade it can often seem that everywhere parents look there is something to gripe about. However, not all nitpicking is bad. In fact, we recommend it! Not the […]

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Lice are Popping Up Everywhere! Take This Quick Quiz to See If You’re Prepared.

Today parents everywhere are hearing new terms things like “super lice” and “lice clinic” that were never a thing before. The most important fact about head lice is no one is immune. Any child is susceptible. For that reason, every parent should learn what lice are, how they are contracted, the safest ways to eliminate […]

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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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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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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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