Health Tip: Prevent the Spread of Head Lice
(HealthDay News) -- Lice are typically spread by direct head-to-head contact, and less often can be spread by sharing clothing or belongings such as backpacks, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
Once head lice fall from a host, they can survive for fewer than a couple of days, the agency adds.
The CDC suggests how to control the spread of head lice:
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