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Can Adults Get Lice?

Can Adults Get Lice?

Can Adults Get Lice? The simple answer is yes. Anybody, with any hair on their head, has an equal opportunity to “catch” head lice. That said, there are certain patterns we see regarding the adults that get head lice. Moms Often Get Lice Before Dads While we see lice most frequently in children, the fact…

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A Guide to Super Lice

What are super lice? Is it a plane? Is it a train? No. It’s Super Lice! Unfortunately, not coming to save the day.  I’m sure you are picturing bugs with little capes, but unfortunately super lice don’t look any different than regular lice. Super lice are head lice that have grown resistant to traditional pesticide-based…

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School Lice Policies in Bellevue, Washington

School Bus Bellevue

School lice policies depend on a number of factors, such as where the school is located, whether it is private or not, and whether the schools is an elementary, middle, or high school. With the opening of our newest lice clinic in Bellevue, we’ve outlined the three policies used by Bellevue schools, so that you…

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Are Lice Seasonal in Seattle?

Seattle

Are Lice Seasonal in Seattle?  Sleep-Lice in Seattle We’ve all had our restless nights. But have you ever been kept awake by lice? As nocturnal creatures, lice are more active in the dark than during the light of day. (This is also why they prefer to nest in hair, hiding away from light!). Their nocturnal…

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When It Comes To Head Lice, Just Say No To Finger-Pointing

OMG! Your kids have lice. How did this happen? And so begins the finger pointing. On any given day in our Lice Knowing You clinics across Seattle and Portland you will hear parents or other family members trying to figure out which neighborhood kid, carpool buddy or sleepover friend gave lice to their child. People…

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Scalp Safety During the Holidays

The holidays are a time of celebration and unity! We embrace our friends and family for smiling group photos and impromptu selfies. But holding our loved ones close can introduce a risk: head lice! These tiny crawlers travel from scalp to scalp to find new hosts. An entire family can find themselves infested after an…

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Tips for a Lice-Free Halloween

Nothing is spookier than head lice! Creepy crawlies on your children’s scalp can turn a fun holiday into a nightmare. Here are some tips for preventing the spread of lice through costumes: When you’re shopping for a costume, use caution. Before your kids try a hat, mask, wig, or hooded costume, check  the item for…

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Head Lice Unplugged: Skilled Work, Not Technology, Eliminates Lice

Lice Check

Old and new inventions claim short cuts to eliminating head lice.  With rumors of “super lice” spreading across the nation as parasites continue to develop resistance to chemical treatment, many parents have turned to technology to get rid of these nasty creatures. The web is filled with tips on using hair dryers, curling irons and…

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The Myth of “Super Lice”

They’re crawling all over the internet and infesting the news: so-called “super lice” are threatening America’s kids… or are they? Researchers at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville recently shared the results of a study showing that many head lice are resistant to the chemicals traditionally used to kill them. The media quickly escalated this news…

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