Chemical Resistant Head Lice Found In Mass.The CDC estimates as many as 12 million children are infested every year and experts say it is getting harder to treat.
What To Do If Your Child Has Head LiceExperts recently announced that 25 states, including Massachusetts, now have head lice resistant to topical creams and lotions
Drug-Resistant Head Lice In At Least 25 States, Report FindsDrug-resistant head lice are now in 25 states, including Massachusetts, according to new research.
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.