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Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy June 22, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Summer weather in Central Europe typically brings with it cases of head lice in schoolchildren. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Specialist Claims Selfies Causing Spike In Lice Cases

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.

02/25/2014

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Sports Verdict: Who To Pick With A Record Tying Spread? Broncos Vs. Jaguars

With the seemingly incomparable and record-setting offense set to square off against the monumentally futile Jacksonville Jaguars this week, the line of Denver -28 ties a record for the biggest spread ever set.

10/10/2013

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Harbaugh’s Decision To Decline Safety Likely Cost Bettors Millions

Jim Harbaugh’s decision late in the 4th quarter of a 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks Thursday caused his team to fall short of covering the betting spread, potentially shifting the payout of hundreds of millions of gambling dollars, according to a report from ESPN.

10/19/2012

Three year-old Hannah Rood receives an H1N1 vaccination during a drive thru H1N1 vaccination. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: New Evidence Of Swine Flu Threat Surfaces

Scientists now have a better picture of how dangerous, even deadly the H1N1 virus can be, especially for pregnant women.

09/09/2011