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Welcome to The Lice Place

October 16, 2019 by  
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Welcome to The Lice Place web page! I am Deanna Dickerson, a registered nurse, owner and clinical coordinator of The Lice Place franchise. If this is what you are Googling today, I am guessing that you are in the throes of a LICE CRISIS. Did you know that head lice are second only to the […]

New Texas Law States Schools Must Notify Parents About Head Lice

September 18, 2017 by  
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Beginning on September 1, 2017, a new law in Texas will require elementary schools to notify parents about the presence of head lice in their child’s classrooms. Senate Bill 1566 states schools must notify parents within 5 days of discovering a fellow student in their child’s classroom has head lice. The law also states parents […]

The Holiday Season Is Here!

December 20, 2014 by  
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Kids are out of school, travel arrangements have been made, guest rooms have been readied, and everyone is feeling merry and bright…so, why aren’t lice taking a break? Do you ever wonder WHY (oh, why?!) head lice outbreaks seem to increase over holiday breaks? If you have kids or are around them regularly, you may […]

School Head Lice Policies Changing. . . .

November 12, 2013 by  
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Yes they are. And parents are NOT happy. Like most large bureaucratic institutions, a group of people whom most have had little – if any – first hand experiences with head lice are making policy that affects children and their families nationwide. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in the past few years has gone […]

It’s A Tragedy All The Way Around

August 12, 2013 by  
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The headline screamed out to me:  Child Burned when Mother uses Gasoline to Treat Head Lice.  I read the article and my heart just broke, for the child, for the mother, for the family.  The mother now sits in jail charged with child abuse.  If convicted, the state of Oklahoma is actually considering sentencing this […]

Head Lice Misdiagnosis

May 13, 2013 by  
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In a research study 555 samples were sent in identified as head lice cases – only 57.5% were correctly diagnosed. Teachers – 50% correct Relatives – 47% correct Nurses – 32% correct Physicians – 11% correct The study was published in: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2000 Aug;19(8):689-93; discussion 694. Overdiagnosis and consequent mismanagement of head […]

Welcome To The Lice Place Blog

April 2, 2013 by  
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Welcome to our blog, where we hope to keep our clients and vendors informed on what’s new at The Lice Place.

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