Monthly Archives: August 2010

Who Let The Dogs Out?

I have a lovely new neighbor (Hi Janey! If you are reading this!). I was telling her a little bit about our lice, scabies, and bedbugs business and she gave me some very interesting information – did you know there … Continue reading

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Oh Bedbugs, Wherefore art thou?

Have you noticed that almost daily the news has a story about bedbugs and bedbug infestation? The talk is enough to make me involuntarily scratch places that don’t actually itch! A recent poll at kgb.com names the top 15 most … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions About Lice

*What are lice? Lice are small wingless parasitic insects that live off of tiny amounts of blood they consume by biting the host. *What are the symptoms of lice? Usually the first symptom of infestation is itching or scratching in … Continue reading

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Commonly Asked Questions About Scabies – Part One

Is scabies contagious? Yes! if you or a family member has scabies, everyone needs to be treated. Make sure to wash ALL linens in hot water and dry in the dryer on the hottest setting. Is scabies easy to diagnose? … Continue reading

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Lice To Meet You!

I breathed a sigh of relief. The kids were finally back in school, I had my mornings free once again to clean, exercise, and catch up with friends. My first stop was a new friend whose youngest child was still … Continue reading

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Head Lice Shampoo

Consumers everywhere need to be careful when deciding which head lice shampoo to use on their child’s head.  Because lice can be tricky to remove it is tempting to try and use the most powerful product that you can find, … Continue reading

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Head Lice Lifecycle

Head lice are a huge nuisance.  They are easy to catch and difficult to get rid of.  Part of the problem with head lice is their extreme rate of reproduction. On the head, an adult lice will live for about … Continue reading

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How Do You Catch Lice?

Lice –  it’s a dirty word that no parent wants to hear. Lice are small, wingless, parasites that survive on human blood.  We most often think of head lice, but there is also body lice that live on other parts … Continue reading

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