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Help! The Super-Mutant Lice Are Coming!!!!!!

  The issue of so-called "super lice" has recently been dominating the headlines. People have been writing about the critters being resistant to the over the counter products and prescriptions and only responding to certain prescriptions. Well folks...this is nothing new. This is old news. We have been saying this for years. Things have become [...]

2017-02-10T22:12:32+00:00

You Can Help Make Sleep Away Camp Lice-Free

**this blog was originally published in the blog Katie's Corner.... Make Sleep Away Camp Lice-Free By Lauren Salzberg, Potomac Lice Lady “WARNING: Reading this may “bug” you out a bit and you may suddenly start to scratch your head” Ready for camp? Well….so are lice! Head lice do not get to take a summer vacation [...]

2017-02-10T21:06:41+00:00

Some may say the guidelines for head lice are pretty “lousy”

  On April 27, 2015 the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released an update to their policy for the treatment of head lice online (to be published in their May 2015 publication). One might say, it has got the media and others a little "bugged" out. According to the National Pediculosis Association (NPA), chasing lice [...]

2017-02-10T21:06:43+00:00

National Head Lice Prevention Month

  September is here and yes, you know what that means! It is the start of National Head Lice Prevention Month. While school is back in session, the head lice are back in full force as well and happily invading our children's heads and making their new claims on new homes. The National Pediculosis Association [...]

2017-02-10T21:06:45+00:00

“It’s Just In Your Head…”

  You get the call and it you have confirmed it for yourself. Yes, it is now your families' turn. Your turn for what you may ask? Lice, yes it is true, the time has come to experience lice. We tell our clients it is a right of passage of parenting. Your children are bound [...]

2017-02-10T21:06:47+00:00

“The Deceptive Dozen”: The National Pediculosis Association Offers 12 Important Tips to Help Parents Avoid Misleading Information on Head Lice Twelve of the most commonly made statements about head lice that mislead parents, require fact-checking and put child health and wellness at unnecessary risk.

Below is a press release just released today by the National Pediculosis Association (National Head Lice Association) targeted to help parents avoid misleading information on Head Lice: "The reward is an environment of mutual assurance that everyone is doing the best that they can for the health of their children and their community."   Boston, [...]

2017-02-10T21:06:50+00:00

The “No-Nit Policy” And All It’s Buzz

You may have heard recently in the news that many schools all over the country, including here in Montgomery County, as well as the surrounding counties, are abandoning the "no-nit" policy. Basically, this means, that children  are allowed to come back to school once they have been treated for lice, although they may have a [...]

2017-02-10T21:06:51+00:00

I Love You and I Don’t Even Know You!

"I love you and I don't even know you!" is a phrase we get the pleasure of hearing often around here. So many a time we handle frantic calls from random strangers, who often become like friends, after long, soothing phone calls and visits. To most, lice seems like the plague. Quite fitting, since this [...]

2017-02-10T21:06:57+00:00

The Questions We Always Get

  When we get frantic lice calls from parents wanting to make appointments, one of the first questions we are asked, is "what should we do until we come to you?" The next question is usually, "should we go to the drugstore and purchase an OTC treatment and do before we come to you?" The [...]

2017-02-10T21:07:02+00:00

No more “louse-y” Holidays!

It is November and it is so hard to believe that the Holidays are around the corner. With the holidays, often can come "lice" and that can offer a whole host of conflict amongst family members. The Holidays are a time where loved ones are supposed to be together. Children are to play and families [...]

2013-11-14T08:42:53+00:00