Raising Environmentally Aware Kids: An Essay by T.A. Barron, Author of ‘Atlantis Rising’

Parents Magazine by Kristen Kemp New York Times bestselling author of the young adult Merlin series, T.A. Barron, loves the earth–and often writes about it. His new book, Atlantis Rising is the story of the magical island of Atlantis–not its destruction this time, but instead, its creation. This is the first of a trilogy. As a… Read more

Signs of Head Lice

Child itching scalp. Itchy head. Irritated scalp. Or maybe just “the note” from the school nurse. These are the telltale signs that lice may be headed your way. Every year, these wingless parasites infest 6 million to 12 million children ages 3 to 12, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “Kids… Read more

Head Lice

Adult head lice are roughly 2-3 mm long. Head lice infest the head and neck and attach their eggs to the base of the hair shaft. Lice move by crawling; they cannot hop or fly. Head lice infestation, or pediculosis, is spread most commonly by close person-to-person contact. Dogs, cats, and other pets do not… Read more

Help your Family Prevent Head Lice

Help your family prevent head lice by following some tips we gave our friends at WCCO this morning.   Edward Moody from WCCO, stopped over (along with Dave) to our Hopkins head lice center location to learn a few tips on how to prevent head lice. Christina demonstrated how our FDA cleared medical device works and… Read more

Heading Back-to-School Head Lice Free

  Back-to-school is the time of the year where parents need to be aware of head lice. As kids go back to school, they may be bringing home more in their backpacks than their school books this September. They’re creepy, they’re crawly and they’re much more than an inconvenience. Ask any parent who has ever… Read more