Super lice have been making recent headlines, but they aren’t anything new. These treatment-resistant lice are just like regular head lice, except they are resistant to the active ingredients in many head lice treatments. A common first line of defense for treating head lice is...

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....