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Head lice myths and truths

Lice myths are about as common as lice itself. Learn the truth with this easy-to-read and share info graphic, and take control of lice.

Haga que los controles de piojos sean un hábito semanal

Detectar piojos de manera temprana es fundamental para ayudar a detener la propagación de estas plagas que causan picazón. Los brotes de síntomas, como la picazón, pueden tardar de dos a cuatro semanas en aparecer, si esto ocurre. Al hacer que los controles de la presencia de piojos de manera semanal se conviertan en un…

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….

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…

Early warning signs of lice: Spotting them before the school does

Lice policies vary by school and district. Some have routine screenings known as “nit checks.” If the school becomes aware that a student has signs of lice, they will perform a nit check and may send that student home before screening the other students. During the check, an adult (usually the school nurse) checks behind the ears, on…

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…

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:…

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…