Head Lice

10 Steps To Staying Ahead of Lice

Helpful tips on safely dealing with lice and staying lice free.

Review Date: Monday, February 11, 2013

National Pediculosis Association, Inc.

Head Lice

Lice aren't dangerous and they don't spread disease, but they are contagious and can be annoying. Parents can learn how to identify, treat, and help prevent a child from getting lice.

Review Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Nemours Foundation

Headlice Reporting Registry

This page provides information on how to report adverse reactions for lice or scabies products, treatment failures for lice or scabies products, or outbreaks of lice or scabies.

Review Date: Monday, November 05, 2012

National Pediculosis Association, Inc.

Lice Aren't So Nice

Lice are very, very small insects that can live in your hair and spread easily to children at school. Find out what you can do to prevent or get rid of lice.

Review Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Nemours Foundation

Lice Infestation (Pediculosis)

This web site presents fact sheets that provide basic information about head lice (pediculosis) - symptoms, diagnosis and treatment - for professionals and consumers.

Review Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

Parasites - Lice

Head, body, and pubic lice are parasitic insects spread by close person-to-person contact. Learn how to treat and prevent lice infestations.

Review Date: Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health

Welcome to Headlice.org

Find news, games, facts and photos to teach kids about the prevention and treatment of headlice.

Review Date: Monday, October 17, 2011

National Pediculosis Association, Inc.

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