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Head Lice and Your Child, March 2002

Publication Date: 
March 9, 2002
Roughly 25% of school-aged kids get lice each year, and hundreds of millions of dollars are spent on treatment, but just how effective are they? And what are the possible health effects of direct application of chemical pesticides for children? A variety of non-toxic treatments are available, and many have been used by families wishing to avoid the adverse effects of pesticides and drugs.