Posts Tagged ‘head screen’

Why You Should Avoid Treating Head Lice with Chemicals

WA 2015 study led by Kyong Yoon, an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, reveals that lice are now resistant to common over-the-counter (OTC) treatments in more than half of the country. The 2015 study results show 100 percent resistance to pesticide treatments in at least 48 US states, including California. More specifically, the study…

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Head Lice Screening: Don’t blame the schools or the school nurses!

Many school districts will have 3-4 school nurses to oversee 10,000+ kids.  The average school nurse is in charge of daily health management of children with chronic health issues such as diabetes, asthma, cerebral palsy, seizures, heart conditions, food allergies, and mental health conditions. Then throw in the feeding and toileting issues, giving medications, monitoring for disease outbreak, handing out…

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What do lice and nits look like in the hair?

A trained lice-removal technician determining extent of lice infestation

  Ever wondered what live lice and nits (lice eggs) look like in the hair? This video answers our most popular question… How can I tell if it’s lice? You’ll see many nits and even see live lice crawling through the hair! Watch for our tip to tell the difference between dandruff and nits.

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