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"Sea Lice" Are Now A Thing You Have To Worry About At The Beach
You're probably already familiar with head lice (whether you've had it yourself, or know someone who has). But have you heard of sea lice? If you've got any beach plans this summer -- particularly in Florida or elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico or the Caribbean -- listen up.
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Why I'm Waving The White Flag In The War On Head Lice
Caroline Judge Mehta
Mother, wife, friend, attorney, blogger at www.smartycaro.com.
Under the glare of the fluorescent lights, and against the contrast of the white paper towel, the bug took its full, wretched, kinetic form. It was phase 44 all over again. I gagged.
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'Super Lice' Are Now In 25 States
Let's all move to Michigan.
Nit Happens! Mom of 6 vs. Head Lice
Stephanie D. Lewis
Humorist at "Once Upon Your Prime"
If you want to capture someone's attention, walk into Target and ask the clerk, "On what aisle would I find products to kill..." then whisper the rest in her ear. Ten people will follow you around the store.
Lice Shouldn't Keep Kids From School, Doctors Say
Santa Brought Lice?
Marketer by day, writer by night, mom 24/7 to 5 feisty tykes. ...
With a squirt of conditioner and swipe of a fine-toothed comb she declared, "He's got it. And it looks like he's got it bad." And so it was that our collective Christmas cheer went up the chimney faster than old St. Nick.
I Fought the Lice and the Lice Won
Assistant Professor of English at The New Community College at...
No, we are not festering beneath a pile of bugs at the present moment. In fact, the LiceEnders ladies came to my kids' public school yesterday and did not find lice on
children, just a week after we found them. But oh, what a week it has been.
The Ultimate Lice Survival Kit
Humorist, Blogger, The Amy Situation
The case of red wine is the most obvious item. It will gently soothe you as you handle the immense guilt that comes with realizing you and your family members are dirty, foul sloths who should be ashamed of yourselves for having kids in the first place.
What This Disgusting Weekend Taught Me About Mom Love
Seattle mom of two and Managing Editor, ParentMap Magazine
I had the weekend all planned out: carpools, schedules, snacks packed. Everything was carefully coordinated. That is until I heard these words: "Mommy, my head is itchy."
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A Night In The Life Of A Mom Who Has Just Discovered Her Child May Have Lice
Jenny From the Blog at TheSuburbanJungle.com - Humorist - Gen ...
Knowing nothing about lice and not having time to look up any facts, I decided that the most efficient way to tackle this plague was to do all the cleaning, washing, vacuuming and nitpicking simultaneously -- or one lousy louse could start the whole cycle again.
Yea Though I Walk Through the Valley of Lice
Author of "She Dated the Asshats, But Married the Good Guy: Ho...
It hath come to pass that a plague hath beset the Colleary family whereupon we were ravaged by lice. No, they were not any of the particular louses that Shannon hath, in the past, lain with like the Whore of Babylon.
Lice: The New Four-Letter Word
The Bitchin' Sisters
Mother effer. My daughter has lice. We all know that lice has a stigma. You think it just happens to poor people with poor hygiene. Nope. Let me tell you something. It can happen to anyone.
Of Lice and Men: V
Our first date was set for a Friday at a steak place downtown. My first meet and greet of my virtual dating career.
Of Lice and Men: IV
The way some people, upon hearing of a bank robbery or a murder, feel unaccountably guilty -- so I, as soon as Errol was sent home, felt itchy. Yet, was mine a real or a phantom infestation?
Of Lice and Men: III
"How dare she put my hair in a rubber band," Cole muttered once we were alone. After his diagnosis, we walked dejectedly through the school parking lot and on our way to the car.
Of Lice and Men: II
The school nurse caught some hair in a comb and the two of us leaned in, peering into the numberless strands. Our faces were side by side, within kissing distance. I had not been this close to another grown up for a whole year. It was intimate and weird.
The Low-Down on Lice
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff
Blogger, Mommy Greenest
It's back to school month and, as any experienced parent will tell you, that means one thing. During four out of the last five Septembers, at least one of my three kids has come down with lice.
Nitpicking the Lousy Facts on Head Lice
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.
Here's a head-scratcher: how can something so tiny create such massive misery? Minuscule though they are, head lice still can wreak months of havoc on a household.
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What's Right About Lice?
I prefer not to think of God as some strict, serious-minded parent who is trying to keep us in line, which usually means we can't have any fun.
The Best Nit Comb Ever
Mary Lou Song
You send your kids to school. And they come home with strep throat, pink eye or... lice. But as Debbie found out, tackling lice is no problem for a mom with the right attitude and the right tools.
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