The Facts of Lice

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Lice are…

Lice are a contagious infestation of wingless insects that can be itchy on a kid’s head and their removal annoys the heck out of parents.

Lice, if not treated properly, can be a source of frustration and stress.

Lice are transmitted from human head to human head and occasionally through hair accessories, clothing and bedding.

Lice are becoming resistant to over-the-counter remedies.

Lice have been here for over 100,000 years. Lice are here to stay.

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Lice Are NOT…

Lice are NOT a medical condition.

Lice are NOT a reflection of your cleanliness or socio-economic status.

Lice are NOT able to fly, hop, jump, buzz, dance or sing.

Lice are NOT a plague in today’s world.

Lice are NOT able to live on your pets.

Lice are NOT able to survive off of a human scalp for more than 24 hours.

Casual contact canNOT spread lice.

Lice do NOT like the smell of mint or tea tree oil.

Lice are NOT your fault!