Gross! Lice!

Posted by Jessica Lanerie, M.D. on Aug 23, 2019 8:08:00 AM

Every day, millions of parents across the United States wake their children up, get them dressed and send them out the door to school with their lunches. And every day, about 30,000 kids come home in the afternoon with a few extra friends: head lice. While your first reaction to lice is to recoil, remember that lice do not transmit diseases like mosquitoes or ticks and are relatively harmless. Lice is common among children and does not represent bad hygiene. 

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Topics: lice, Pediatrics, head lice, how to treat head lice

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