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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…

Why you can feel good about recommending Vamousse

As an educator or health care professional experienced with children and childhood health issues, parents will turn to you for advice about head lice treatment options. Here’s why you can feel good about recommending Vamousse Lice Treatment and Vamousse Lice Defense shampoo today: Efficient. Vamousse Lice Treatment is clinically proven to kill lice AND eggs with 1 treatment….

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…

Tips for cleaning the home and preventing lice re-infestation

Once everyone with lice in the household has been treated, many parents want to clean the home to help prevent re-infestation. This may seem like a daunting task, but scrubbing the house from top to bottom isn’t necessary, as lice only survive one to two days after separation from their host. Focus your cleaning time on four key areas:…

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.[ref] Lee, S.H., Yoon, K.S., Williamson, M.S., Goodson, S.J., Takano-Lee, M., Edman, J.D., Devonshire, A.L., Clark, J.M. (2000) Molecular analysis of kdr-like resistance in permethrin-resistant strains of head lice, Pediculus capitis. Pest. Biochem. Physiol. 66:…