Defeating the Lice Without Emptying Your Wallet

Children's Health, Parenting
It's an unfortunate fact of life. If your children go to school or camp, they will each almost certainly end up with at least one case of head lice during their childhood years. So, here is a great article about treatment options that I found in the New York Times: Between six million and 12 million children a year become infected with lice, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The tiny bugs, no bigger than a sesame seed, spread easily among children ages 3 to 11, who are likely to come into close head-to-head contact with one another or share hats, headbands and the like. Although head lice pose no health threat, they can be an expensive, creepy nuisance. Some estimates put the cost of…
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