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6 Lice-Busting Tips for Back to School

Lice have for years been something that parents (and teachers) fear—and while it has long been associated with lack of ...

20 Head Lice Myths for Back to School

As parents of school-aged children, do you remember a time when the back-to-school and back to head lice seasons didn’t ...

6 Head Lice Facts Every Parent Should Know

This week a resounding groan followed by incessant itching was heard across the Canadian province of Ontario. ...

7 Up Close and Personal Head Lice Factoids

Now that the kids are back at school they’re spending time up close and personal with other children in their ...

Popular Lice Treatment Can Cause Cancer, WHO Says

There’s no denying that a lice infestation is irritating, but a new report shows that some treatments for lice can ...

Many Lice Removal Treatments No Longer Effective

For years the solution for head lice has involved using hair products like Nix, Rid, Kwellada, R&C Shampoo — all ...

10 Warning Signs that Your Child May Have Lice

Lice are the bane of many parents’ existence. ...

Toxic Chemicals Lurking in Kids’ Lice Treatments

Lindane, a nerotoxic chemical drug already banned for use in farming and pet products, continues to be used in kids’ ...

Head Lice Outbreaks Start In Autumn

Head lice have proven to be an ongoing problem within the homes of families with school-aged children. ...

Diabetes Diet: 12 Offenders and Their Healthier Alternatives

Diabetes – it’s a disease that affects more than 100-million Americans (as diabetes and prediabetes), according to a 2017 report ...

20 Home Remedies to Ease Flu Symptoms

In many parts of the world, the snow and ice is slowly receding, being replaced with clouds, rain and even ...

6 Ways to Brighten the Holidays for Hospital-Bound Kids

Unfortunately, you can’t time if and when kids will get ill – and occasionally, the illness can be serious enough ...

7 Foods That Can Help You Recover From a Binge

We don’t always plan to binge on bad food, including processed, fast food favorites like hamburgers, hot dogs, donuts, etc. ...

Crohn’s Disease Diet: 7 Foods to Avoid

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects the small intestine, which WebMD says can make it ...

7 Dieting Myths to Snack On

Dieting is part of our culture, and it’s thought to be the first line of defense against becoming obese for ...