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Head Lice Can Survive Fun in the Sun!
Head Lice Can Survive Fun in the Sun!

Head lice is more common than most people would like to admit. Most everybody knows someone who has had lice, but despite the common occurrence...

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Sorry, You Can’t “Buzz” Lice Away!
Sorry, You Can’t “Buzz” Lice Away!

One of the benefits of summertime is the casual attitude people adopt.  We look for shortcuts of all kinds so we can have the most time for fun...

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Looking for Lice? Use the Wet Combing Method!
Looking for Lice? Use the Wet Combing Method!

Have you ever wondered whether a wet comb will detect head lice better than dry comb?  Probably not. But fortunately, Dr. Claudia Jahnke of the...

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CNN Interview and FREE Head Checks!
CNN Interview and FREE Head Checks!

Here it comes! The 2012-2013 school year is almost upon us! Parents are busy buying school supplies, new clothes, haircuts and more to ensure...

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Trust is Important at Meticulice
Trust is Important at Meticulice

Head lice has long been a taboo subject which people deal with in secrecy and shame. Credit this to the spread of myths such as, “only dirty...

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Head Lice and the Elderly
Head Lice and the Elderly

Most often the talk about head lice is focused on children, and maybe the grown folks who live with them. But as we frequently tell you, head lice...

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Meticulice Encourages Expression of Feelings About Head Lice
Meticulice Encourages Expression of Feelings About Head Lice

Having head lice can be a very emotional experience. First of all, there is still a stigma that people with poor hygiene get head lice. Not true...

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Why Does My Head Itch?
Why Does My Head Itch?

One tell-tale sign that it is time to check your head for lice is the itch. Not every itch means head lice, but persistant itching should be...

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Family Members Are Not the Only Ones Who Travel for Thanksgiving!
Family Members Are Not the Only Ones Who Travel for Thanksgiving!

WooHoo! Thanksgiving is around the corner and everyone is looking forward to a long weekend of relaxation and time spent with friends and family...

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Prevent Head Lice During the Cold Weather!
Prevent Head Lice During the Cold Weather!

Parents know that the secret to staying warm in the cold weather is to keep your head covered. Yes, it’s the time of year when bins full of...

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Lice Questions Straight forward Answers
Lice Questions Straight forward Answers

Recently many people who I have been speaking to School nurses, Social workers, Day Care Centers, School staff and administrators have had...

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Spring Lice Prevention Secrets Revealed
Spring Lice Prevention Secrets Revealed

Meticulice Tips on Lice Prevention for Spring and Summer Spring is almost here! Our kids will soon be playing outside, riding bikes, scooters...

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Oh No! I Found Lice!
Oh No! I Found Lice!

So it’s 12 AM and you have just finished another long day. Suddenly, your daughter rushes into your bedroom saying, “I can’t...

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OTC Head Lice Removal Treatments: Why they are Ineffective and Possibly Dangerous
OTC Head Lice Removal Treatments: Why they are Ineffective and Possibly Dangerous

Treatment methods and lice removal products cannot remove ALL lice and nits on a human head, and do not come with a 100% lice-free guarantee. What...

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Head Lice Prevention for Back to School
Head Lice Prevention for Back to School

Five Misconceptions About Head Lice September is National Lice Awareness Month Meticulice, Suffolk County’s leading certified head lice removal...

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Have No Fear .. Lice Support is Here!
Have No Fear .. Lice Support is Here!

As the Back to School season has arrived, we have been receiving calls from many frantic parents in our area that their children have lice. School...

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Detecting Lice: What is the Most Effective Way?
Detecting Lice: What is the Most Effective Way?

There is always controversy surrounding school nurse lice screenings vs. wet head checks at a professional Lice Removal Boutique. School nurses do...

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Simple Steps You Can Take To Have A Lice-Free Halloween!
Simple Steps You Can Take To Have A Lice-Free Halloween!

Halloween is fast approaching! Many children will be enjoying trick or treating and running around with their friends in fun costumes. While many...

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METICULICE: Tips on How to Avoid Head Lice over the Holidays
METICULICE: Tips on How to Avoid Head Lice over the Holidays

Each year, we see a increase in the number of head lice cases after families gather for the holidays. With Thanksgiving and Christmas fast...

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Dec 10 Before Returning To School After A Home Lice Removal, Come In For A Head Check!
Dec 10 Before Returning To School After A Home Lice Removal, Come In For A Head Check!

Today I received a telephone call at Meticulice from a women whose daughter had head lice. The mother did an at home removal (without the aid of...

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7 Easy Steps to Cleaning Your Home after a Head Lice Infestation
7 Easy Steps to Cleaning Your Home after a Head Lice Infestation

An estimated 12 million cases of lice will occur this year and chances are your child or someone you know will be affected by a head lice...

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Natural Prevention and Elimination
Natural Prevention and Elimination

A recent journal of Medical Entomology is reporting that there is new genetically modified strains of head lice that are now resistant to all...

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Head Lice Screenings and False Positives
Head Lice Screenings and False Positives

Here at Meticulice we take the business of head lice and nits very seriously. This all starts at your initial screening to determine whether or...

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National Nurses and Teachers Day
National Nurses and Teachers Day

HAPPY MAY! The start of May marks a very important date : May 6, National Nurses AND Teachers Day. Two of our favorite type of people here at...

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National Safety Month
National Safety Month

June has begun and Meticulice is welcoming the summer month with open arms.  Along with the official start of summer, it is also National Safety...

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Halloween Lice
Halloween Lice

Although summer is over and fall is here, we still need to pay close attention to what can live in our hair. In October we tend to concentrate on...

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THANKS for GIVING me lice!
THANKS for GIVING me lice!

This Thanksgiving we won’t be thankful for the lice we got but for the removal. This is the time where families are traveling around the...

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TIPS to Prevent “Super Lice”
TIPS to Prevent “Super Lice”

Every family fears the inevitable invasion of head lice. Now, there is a “super lice” bug to worry about.Research presented at the American...

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