Posts Tagged ‘lice treatment’

Kids-What to tell your child when they are sent home from school

When your child is sent home from school because he or she has head lice, the first thing you should say is, “You didn’t do anything wrong.” (You should say this to yourself as well!) It’s true.If your child comes home from school and says that another kid in school has lice, you can say…

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Consumer Reports Challenges Pesticide Lice Treatments

Pesticide Lice Treatments Ineffective? Over-the-counter (OTC) lice treatments are now widely considered ineffective against head lice. The most recent research, published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, found that head lice in 42 states are 100 percent resistant to OTC lice treatment products. The watchdogs at Consumer Reports have questioned (1) why these products, marketed…

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Head lice outbreaks in camp settings cause substantial burden on kids, staff

Head lice outbreaks in camp settings cause substantial burden on kids, staff Summer camps more likely to have ‘no nit’ policies that send campers home, despite evidence they are not effective Date: October 21, 2016 Source: American Academy of Pediatrics Summary: New research finds that lice can be the end of a happy summer for many kids at…

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