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Chemicals in Lice-Treatment Products Linked to Health Problems in Children

A study in Occupational and Environmental Medicine reports what many have feared for decades—that “exposure to certain pyrethroids, at environmental levels, may negatively affect neurobehavioral development by six years of age.” Pyrethroids are a class of chemicals used in insecticides, including the most popular head-lice medications.   For the study, the researchers measured levels of five pyrethroid […]

Why Over-the-Counter Head Lice Products Won’t Work

When a child has head lice, many parents go into panic mode and will do almost anything to get rid of the lice as quickly as possible. After grabbing the first lice treatment they see at the drugstore, they race home to put a stop to the head lice infesting their child. Sadly, weeks later […]

Lice Clinics of America® – McKinney Honors Teachers and School Nurses in May with Free Screenings

During National Nurse Appreciation week (May 6-10) and National Teacher Appreciation Day (May 7), Lice Clinics of America® – McKinney is calling attention to the important role school nurses and teachers play in the community’s health by offering postcards that serve as certificates for free screenings for head lice and educational information to distribute to […]

Earth Day Alert from Lice Clinics of America® – McKinney

Every year on Earth Day the world focuses on environmental protection. Lice Clinics of America – McKinney reminds the McKinney community that all of its products and services are 100 percent pesticide-free. The clinic’s signature treatment using the FDA-cleared AirAllé® medical device is clinically proven to kill live lice and more than 99 percent of […]