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Best Ways to Treat Head Lice

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Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. If you have young children in school, you’ve probably worried about them picking up lice. An estimated 6 to 12 million people deal with this itchy problem every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A new Consumer Reports nationally representative survey of 2,016 U.S. adults found that among those with children under the age of 18, 21 percent said that someone in their home has had lice within the past five years.  Head lice are sesame-seed-sized, wingless insects that feed on human blood. “As...

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