Tips on how to avoid or treat a head lice infestation


By Kathleen Guill - kathleen@press-leader.com



A diagnosis of lice should be performed by a trained person who searches for signs of the insects in the hair and scalp. Another check should be performed before the child returns to school or daycare.


It seems that children continually pass around contagious illnesses over and over for the entire school year. From colds to stomach bugs to the flu, there is always something contagious going around. There is one that nobody likes to talk about: head lice. Whether it’s because of the stigma that you must be dirty to
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