Parents fear head lice because these pests are difficult to get rid of and can spread to others in the household. Lice are most commonly spread from head-to-head contact, which is why they are most common at school, daycare and summer camp. However, a live...

Lice aren’t really all that picky. As long as you have hair on your head, it’s possible to get head lice. It’s not the hair that lice are after, however. Instead, they need to get to the scalp where they can nourish themselves with blood....

As common as head lice are, few people understand what they are and how to prevent them. For example, did you know that lice have nothing to do with being clean? This myth continues to persist, even though it's completely false. Unfortunately, some people still...

  When most people think of head lice they mistakenly believe that the parasites affect children only with some unlucky young adults also being their victims. Well, even though these are the main two groups that are victimized by head lice, they are not the only...