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Head Lice - The Facts
When you are dealing with head lice it can help if you understand how they operate.
Myth: Head lice jump from one head to another
Myth: Head lice prefer clean hair
Myth: Animals can carry and pass on head lice
Myth: Head lice are only caught from other children at school
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