Archive for the ‘Prevention’ Category

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100% Local

After nearly four years of being in business in the Mount Pleasant community, we get asked many questions by our clients.  One of those we get asked very often is, “Is this a franchise?”  The answer is NO.  We are 100% local.  What is the difference?  There are a lot of differences actually between a […]

Three reasons every school age child in America needs a good nit comb!

        Ahh Back to school time….new backpacks, pencils, lunch boxes and, nit combs…..what???  You didn’t read it wrong.  Don’t think your child needs a nit comb, think again.  Head lice is second only to the common cold as a reason for school absences.  Of course no one thinks “their child” will get […]

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The Real gift that keeps on Giving!!

Ahh the holidays…..Gotta love em!!  Families gather together to exchange gifts and spread goodwill and cheer.  However you could be giving or receiving the worst Christmas present ever and not even realize it!  The fact is lice are transferred in the blink of an eye and unlike airborne illnesses, it often takes 4-6 weeks for […]

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True Confession: Even the Lice Lady’s Child Gets Lice Sometimes!

Last Thursday was a particularly busy day at our Lice Treatment Center.  I returned home after 6:00 that evening to the usual….make dinner, check homework, baths etc.  I had already told myself that it was time to comb through my girls’ hair because it had been over a week since I had done so because […]

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The sleepover dilemma: How to prevent your child from contracting lice at a sleepover

Ahh, sleepovers, the rite of passage from being a little kid to a big kid.  Sleepovers can be a fun time for kids to share secrets and stories or just have FUN.  Sleepovers can also unfortunately be a great place to share lice.  There are a few things parents can do to make sure their […]

The 5 minute key to success

The Key to Head Lice Prevention When I was in high school I had a History teacher who had these words painted on the wall in big bold letters “The fifteen minute key to success.”  His theory was if you studied your notes for fifteen minutes a night, you would not have to cram for […]

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