Head lice are creepy, crawly critters that you want to keep as far away from your family as possible. While not dangerous, these very small parasitic bugs can cause an allergic reaction in many as they bite your scalp in order to feed on the blood underneath. This can cause itching, redness and irritation, and
Many insects seem to go dormant or disappear when cold weather comes around. This is particularly true of outdoor insects like mosquitoes and other common pests. There are some annoying bugs that are not deterred by cold weather, and head lice is an example of these. As long as they have one warm head to
School Sports and Lice Outbreaks With all the problems you may have to deal with as a parent, head lice may have been one of the last you’d expect. That said, it can happen to anyone’s children. Lice are small, parasitic insects that feed on blood just under the scalp. They can cause itching, redness
Your child contracting a case of head lice is one of those problems that parents would like to never have to deal with. In this regard, you can add it to a list of things like failing grades, injuries or your kid catching the flu. As you know all too well, sometimes things happen to
It’s time again for more rain and a drop in temperatures, kids returning to school after a long holiday break and back in close contact with one another. Such close contact means an unfortunate increase in head lice outbreaks in our children’s schools, daycare centers and extracurricular activities. Why do head lice like kids so much?