Lice Media Stories

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From selfies to hairstyles, lice show up in the media in interesting places. In the lice media stories below, find education, insight, and maybe reassurance that lice are nothing to be embarrassed about.

"When your head touches someone else's for a selfie, lice can crawl into your hair from their head, using their nasty little claws to grab onto your hair strands, says Claire Roberts, CEO of the Lice Clinics of America." Read full article

"For children with longer hair, it's important to tie their hair back in braids, a bun, or a ponytail to make it harder for the pests to grab on to the strands and make their way to the scalp."Read full article

"Lice — and other insects — are increasingly becoming resistant to pyrethroids, the active ingredients in most OTC concoctions, according to Kyong Yoon, an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University—Edwardsvillle." Read full article