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Make lice checks a weekly habit

Catching head lice early is vital to helping stop the spread of these itchy pests. It can take 2-4 weeks for outbreak symptoms such as itching to show up, if they do at all. By making weekly lice checks a habit at home, you can help stop an infestation before it gets out of control. …

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Listen to the latest Vamousse radio commercial

Vamousse Radio Commercial There’s never a good time for head lice, especially when it’s back-to-school time. Parents are busy with new schedules, early mornings and helping kids with homework. Who has time to treat and retreat for lice? Listen to how this busy mom of three relies on Vamousse Lice Treatment to tackle lice head-on, safely and …

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Managing head lice in the classroom

As an educator, you’re naturally concerned about your students’ health and know firsthand that head lice are a major nuisance in schools. Consider some of the following factors when managing head lice in your classroom: Anyone can get head lice. While boys seem to be less likely to get head lice than girls, possibly due to …

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7 tips for preventing head lice

Lice are very common among young school-age children, largely due to their frequent physical contact during play. And lice can easily spread among children at sleepovers, during play dates, and at school. Here are some ways families can defend and protect against these nuisance invaders. 1. Don’t share items that touch the head. Although the most common way for …

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9 Important facts about head lice

Pediculosis, or infestation with the human head louse (pediculus humanus capitis), is one of the most common human parasitic infestations worldwide. In the United States, an estimated 6-12 million people are treated for head lice each year, and studies have shown that it’s most common among preschool and school-aged children. Head lice can infest anyone’s …

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