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Articles, Videos and helpful information about Lice Be Gone  and about the treatment and removal of head lice

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Know How to Prevent and Treat Head Lice- NJ TV Video

September is Head Lice Awareness Month, Linda Strand from Lice Be Gone demonstrates how to check for head lice and provides facts about lice.

NJ TV demonstrating how to remove head lice


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Head Lice and School Attendance

 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released an opinion that children should not be forced to miss school because of head lice. This topic and an interview with Linda Strand from Lice Be Gone appeared on NBC's Today Show. Be sure to watch the interview with Linda and discussion of this controversial topic.

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I Had A Lousy Week 

Informative article, full of accurate information which was written by a previous client Melissa Sarsten. She cleverly describes her experience while at Lice Be Gone

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The Local Nit Picker

See Local Nit Picker in action in The Local article and accompanying YouTube video by The New York Times.

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The Lousy Truth

Linda Strand and Lice Be Gone are featured in the article "The Lousy Truth–A Picky Mom’s Guide to Getting Rid of Lice with Minimal Grief," in the October 2009 issue of Parents Magazine. "After learning the wet-comb method from Strand and her team and seeing the results ..., I concluded her technique was the way to go," writes the author.

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The Chemical Debate Continues

As you research your lice predicament, you may find the conflicting opinions by "experts" to be confusing. An article in the New York Times featuring Linda Strand and Lice Be Gone debates several of the issues. One expert who works with drug companies to develop new treatments suggests that if one treatment does not work, try another one. Decide for yourself how much pesticide you want to put on your child's head. Be sure to research the side effects and caution labels carefully prior to use. The same article presents evolving views on the "no-nit policy." The problem with nits is that they can hatch at any time. Lice Be Gone's proven non-toxic, chemical-free lice treatment and nit removal techniques will eliminate your lice problem quickly and help you steer clear of both debates.

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Lice Be Gone to the Rescue

Many schools and camps curtail the spread of lice by proactively screening students and staff.  When a lice epidemic hit a Bergen County New Jersey school, Lice Be Gone was called in to contain the problem.

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Free Presentations

As a community service, Lice Be Gone offers free presentation to schools and community groups. See  North Jersey.com articles regarding the lice situations and recent presentations in Verona and Glen Rock, respectively. Contact your school nurse, principal or PTO to arrange for a presentation for your school.

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Nit Pickers

When parents have trouble getting lice and the eggs, known as nits, out of their children's hair, or even their own hair, they head to Strand's practice, Lice Be Gone in Short Hills.

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Other Useful Links

For more information on head lice, check out the headlice.org website.

Click here to download the CDC lice fact sheet.

This fact sheet is for information only and is not meant to be used for self-diagnosis or as a substitute for consultation with a health care provider. If you have any questions about the disease described above or think that you may have a parasitic infection, consult a health care provider.