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New 'Super Lice' Are Resistant To Traditional Treatments

By Amanda L. Chan

From Mother Nature Network’s Jenn Savedge:

As if lice weren’t bad enough, now parents have a new bug to fear — super lice, and they may be coming to a school near you.

New research published in the Journal of the Entomological Society of America, shows that lice are becoming increasingly difficult to remove. That’s thanks to a new strain of critter that is resistant to traditional treatments. In fact, this new strain – dubbed ‘super lice’ doesn’t seem to respond to any of the over-the-counter lice treatments currently on the market. And these super lice are …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green