|Posted on January 18, 2018 at 2:30 AM|
New research suggests that head lice, body lice and scabies may be responsible for the black plague. This National Geographic Article, explains it best. https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/01/rats-plague-black-death-humans-lice-health-science/
|Posted on October 25, 2013 at 12:50 PM|
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One fact of lice is that the head variety, Pediculus humanus capitis, a k a cooties – has been tormenting people for the past 10,000 years, based on the world’s oldest known nit on a human hair found at an archaeological dig in Brazil.
Today, the Centers for Disease Control estimates that more than 12 million people annually, mostly school-age kids, host these pesky bloodsuckers. (Head li...Read Full Post »
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Jennie Deskins didn't think something so tiny could create such huge worries until she found lice in her daughter's hair.
“I felt terrible. I thought I must be the dirtiest person and I felt like a horrible mother,” says the Santee mother of three. “I t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 2, 2011 at 4:20 PM|
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|Posted on August 30, 2010 at 4:45 PM|
Unfortunately lice is a reality many kids will face as they return to school. And in most area schools they will have to miss school days until they get rid of it.
However, the American Academy of Pediatric...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 14, 2010 at 4:30 PM|
My head started to itch the moment I read "Head lice" in the subject line of an e-mail from my children's preschool.
I vividly remember the "special shampoo" my mother used on my hair once as a kid. The combing. The multiple washing of absolutely everything in our house.
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|Posted on December 6, 2008 at 3:50 PM|
Last Wednesday, some Rieke Elementary parents got an unwelcome letter. The principal of the Southwest Portland school, Charlene Russell, wrote, "Recently we have had an increase in the number of cases of head lice" in one classroom.
I have friends with kids at Rieke, and I can just imagine their anxiety. What does a p...Read Full Post »