Quick Guide to Head Lice
Don't be embarrassed by a case of head lice. Lice are common -- and more of a nuisance than a health risk.
Crabs infest a person's pubic hair, although they also can be found on facial hair, armpit hair and eyelashes.
A new lotion treatment for head lice appears to be more effective than standard treatments.
Head lice infections aren't dangerous, but they are very contagious.
Schools shouldn't force kids to stay home because they have head lice, a group of children's doctors says.
How much do you know about these tiny, blood-sucking parasites? Test your smarts.
Although they are related to head lice, and look almost exactly the same, body lice rarely infest the head hair.
You might feel itchy and frustrated when there's a case of lice in the family, but it isn't the end of the world.
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