Halloween Warning: Head Lice May Be Waiting In Store CostumesBefore wearing your costume or wig, putting it into a sealed plastic bag for 48 hours will kill any lice, which die within 24-48 hours.
Kids With Lice Shouldn't Miss School, Says American Academy Of PediatricsThe American Academy of Pediatrics says kids should no longer be required to miss school after contracting head lice.
Police: Springfield Girl Dies During Head Lice TreatmentMassachusetts police are investigating the death of an 18-month old child who suffocated, apparently because of a home remedy for head lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag.
More Lenient School Lice Policies Bug Some ParentsSome parents are scratching their heads over less restrictive head lice policies that allow children with live bugs in their hair to return to the classroom.

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