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Lice Resistant to Common Treatments in Many States

(CBS News) – Head lice are a giant nuisance — as many as 12 million American school children between the ages of 3 and 11 get them each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And to make matters worse, researchers continue Read More

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Q&A: More Lenient Lice Policies Bug Some Parents

by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads. “Lice is icky, but it’s not dangerous,” says Deborah Pontius, the Read More