There’s an Internet infestation of lice lately. First, there was the attack of mutant super lice, Now selfie lice have crawled onto the list of things to worry about. Can a louse crawl from one head to another faster than you can say “cheese?”
A new study finds that lice in at least 25 states have developed resistance to an ingredient found in over-the-counter remedies that are widely recommended by doctors and school officials.
Future generations won’t be sitting out school just because some creepy crawlies were discovered on student scalps, at least not if schools adopt new clinical recommendations from a group of pediatricians.
Parents of children at a Walnut Creek elementary school are outraged over what they say is a lack of information of a lice outbreak at the school.
That’s the claim of Bay Area lice-treatment expert Marcy McQuillan, who runs Nitless Noggins lice-treatment centers in Los Gatos and Scotts Valley. McQuillan claims a recent spike in lice transmissions is attributable to the photo phenomenon.
We know that humans – perhaps most often kids – can get head and body lice. Can animals get lice, too?
There’s a battle brewing in downtown Martinez over plans to open a lice removal salon. Some locals say the business will drive their customers away, while others have no problem with it.
Poor sanitation and evidence of lice and fleas at the Occupy San Francisco encampment endanger the health of everyone in the overcrowded, makeshift tent city at Justin Herman Plaza, public health officials said Wednesday.