It took a biologist researching the evolution of parasites to discover that head lice can be completely eradicated with desiccation, or “drying them out.” Dr. Dale Clayton, a biology professor at the University of Utah, found that lice on birds in more arid climates had a harder time surviving than those on birds in more […]
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Traditionally there have been three options when it comes to head lice treatment: drugstore DIY lice products; nit-picking, or home remedies recommended by other parents. There are challenges with all three of these lice treatments. First, many drugstore head lice products use pyrethroids to kill live lice which is a class of pesticides. Head lice […]
Ah, summer camp. Campfires, s’mores, swimming, and…head lice? “Head lice don’t take the summer off,” said Sonia Watt, owner of Lice Clinics of America® – College Station, Tomball, and The Woodlands. “In fact, summer camps are ‘custom made’ to spread head lice, with kids in close quarters, sleeping and playing together for extended periods of […]
National Selfie Day is June 21, and Lice Clinics of America – College Station, Tomball, and The Woodlands wants families to know that while selfies can be fun, they have also been linked to an increase in cases of head lice. “A pediatrician recently coined the term ‘social media lice’ because she was seeing so […]
“Sometimes fathers are the unsung heroes in families when it comes to head lice,” said Sonia Watt, owner of Lice Clinics of America at College Station, Tomball, and The Woodlands. “When moms and kids are frantic, dad is often left to reassure them that everything will be okay.” Not that dads can’t be frantic themselves. […]
This June, the National Safety Council is sponsoring National Safety Month, a public awareness campaign to promote “reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities.” Lice Clinics of America – College Station, Tomball, and The Woodlands is taking this opportunity to call attention to […]
One thing that parents dread about summer camp is the occurrence of head lice, which can result in kids being sent home, causing embarrassment and inconvenience to parents and campers alike. Lice Clinics of America in College Station, Tomball, and The Woodlands are offering an innovative program for summer camps in the College Station, […]
“We want moms to know we’re here for them on Mother’s Day and all year,” said Sonia Watt, owner of Lice Clinics of America – College Station, Tomball, and The Woodlands. “We know how much stress and pressure moms face under normal circumstances, and when head lice enter the picture, it can feel like fuel […]
During National Nurse Appreciation week (May 6-10) and National Teacher Appreciation Day (May 7), Lice Clinics of America® – College Station, Tomball, and The Woodlands is calling attention to the important role school nurses and teachers play in the community’s health by offering postcards that serve as certificates for free screenings for head lice and […]
Every year on Earth Day the world focuses on environmental protection. Lice Clinics of America in College Station, Tomball, and The Woodlands reminds the two communities that all of its products and services are 100 percent pesticide-free. The clinics’ signature treatment using the FDA-cleared AirAllé® medical device is clinically proven to kill live lice and […]
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