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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:…

Video: Annie Stow on Vamousse Lice Treatment

Vamousse® helps parents and kids conquer head lice at the first signs of having lice. Annie Stow, author of StowedStuff.com and mom of four kids, talks about how Vamousse Lice Treatment, an effective, save and non-toxic mousse, kills head lice and nits in one treatment, even with resistant lice. Annie also shares that Vamousse has…

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:…

Cold weather won’t keep lice away, but Vamousse® can help your family stay lice-free

Chilly winter weather sends everyone looking for ways to stay warm, from bundling up in hats and scarves to cuddling up with loved ones. Unfortunately, while you and your family are seeking warmth from the cold, head lice are also seeking warmth on your hair and scalp. In households that have been fortunate enough to…

Back to school doesn’t have to mean back to head lice for children

Sending children back to school can mean the unpleasant possibility of coming in contact with head lice.  Lice infestation is the second most frequent  health issue for school-age kids in the U.S., each year affecting more than 12 million children between the ages of 3 and 11, second only to the common cold according to…

Regresar a la escuela no debe significar que los piojos regresen a los niños

Enviar a los niños de regreso a la escuela puede significar la desagradable posibilidad de que entren en contacto con los piojos. El contagio con los piojos es el segundo problema de salud más frecuente para los niños de edad escolar en Estados Unidos, y cada año afecta a más de 12 millones de niños…