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Zimbabwe women, receiving rights award, speak out  -  23 Nov 2009
The Associated PressWASHINGTON — After the beatings by President Robert Mugabe's policemen, the overcrowded, lice-ridden jail cells, the degradation of nightly strip-searches, ...

Another African nation reintroduces DDT into its malaria control arsenal  -  23 Nov 2009
Examiner.comThe soldiers were dusted and the body lice were killed and it had enough staying power to kill the lice that emerged from the eggs. ...

Headlice now a year-round struggle  -  23 Nov 2009
Stuff.co.nz..."If we touch a child's head to look for lice, for various reasons we could be up for assault. School are very wary about touching children, ...

Londonist Stays In: 23-29 November  -  23 Nov 2009
LondonistInside Out (BBC1, 19.30-20.00) The local magazine programme, this week featuring a one-man mission to rid the capital of lice. University Challenge (BBC2 ...

Salmon farming fury  -  23 Nov 2009
Irish Times...“When the Norwegians came here at the invitation of the Irish government they were well aware of the problems in Norway – lice and genetic contamination ...

Fixit: Some are more prone to head lice; removing scratches from glass ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
SunHerald.com (registration)Q: Are some children more prone to get head lice than others? It seems to me that it's more of a problem with ...

The head lice terminators  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
BBC NewsSince the 1980s, the number of children with head lice in London has risen by as much as 1000%. With many bugs becoming resilient to the chemicals ...

Some more prone to lice than others  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Minneapolis Star TribuneQ Are some children more prone to get head lice than others? It seems to me that it's more of a problem with girls, ...

Head Lice: An Itchy Problem for Kids and Parents  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
News10.netSACRAMENTO, CA - Head lice is a year-round problem. That's why Sacramento City School District Nurse Dawn Fox is suggesting parents check their child for ...

How Come?: Ladybug, ladybug, fly away from my home  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Newsday (subscription)...(You've heard of head lice? Well, aphids are known as plant lice.) Thanks to ladybugs, gardeners and farmers can worry less about tiny insects eating their ...

Katie Price In Slime & Lice Is Twice As Nice As Rats & Mice  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
The Spoof (satire)The vision of Krakatoa Jordan face down in a trough of stinking slime and mealworm larvae was worth more than a thousand years of listening to dumbhead ...

Sheep lice on the rise in SA flock  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Stock JournalSHEEP producers are being warned to be on the lookout for lice, with increasing numbers of infested sheep turning up at the State's saleyards. ...

2 plead guilty in mother's death  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Baltimore SunShe was covered in bed sores, infected with gangrene and had been infested by maggots and lice. Her daughters were supposed to be caring for her.

Sea lice 'slow down' can kill sockeye salmon  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
The Gazette (Montreal)Even non-fatal levels of sea lice can "slow down" sockeye salmon increasing their mortality rate, said a BC scientist. Conservation biologist Michael Price, ...

Veteran: Remembrance Days are for the dead, what about the living?  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
CNN InternationalAnother homeless person, in an attempt at kindness on the cold winter night, had draped their lice-infested coat over him. "That made me feel even more ...

Salmon farmers fighting back  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Canada.comThe industry had been attacked over sea lice issues, but he said the issue was taken very seriously and was being tackled vigorously. ...

Editorial: Time to end the head lice stigma  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Timaru HeraldHead lice are not creatures people necessarily go out of their way to discuss. There's nothing cute or cuddly about them. In fact, they're considered ...

Pair charged with neglect; case was 'lost,' says official  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Evansville Courier & PressDavis reportedly told officials it was because they had contracted head lice. "... Over two months later, no one had treated the girls and gotten rid of the ...

Got Lice? Who cares!  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Harvard CrimsonLice. Those nasty, hard to kill, infectious little creatures haunted your elementary school days. The memory alone must be making you genuflect for a match ...

Head lice policy about to change  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Buffalo NewsBy Barbara O'Brien The Orchard Park School District is planning to change its policy on head lice and will send children home from school if they have ...

Woman's nit-picking keeps kids' heads clear of lice  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Orlando SentinelThen she picks out their lice, hair strand by hair strand. Yeah, it sounds gross. And it takes hours. But Graff says she is doing the community a service. ...

Head-lice advice  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Orlando SentinelHere's some information to help you battle those pesky lice and prevent them from coming to a head near you. Because lice can't jump or fly, ...

Goose hunters contend with lice -- from feathers  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
OregonLive.comGeese, as it turns out (and most other wild birds for that matter) have lice. And, more significantly, almost directly related to the size of the bird. ...

Moviefone names the unsexiest men in Hollywood  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Courier Mail..."Joaquin might have once been an OK-looking guy, but these days you'd never know it. The only thing that beard inspires a woman to do is a lice check," it ...

Head Lice Treatment  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
ScienceBlog.com (blog)Treating head lice and removing nits is not easy. The process requires parents to spend endless hours of nit picking and pay for unforeseen expenses. ...

X-Factor house struck by 'Jedward's lice'  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
MetroThe X-Factor house has been riddled by a lice infestation and the sticky hair-dos of grating sibling act ...

Harvard professor thinks parents should stop freaking out about lice  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Orlando SentinelI had a fascinating conversation this afternoon with a Harvard professor who thinks schools should stop checking kids' heads for lice. ...

Lice arrive at local school  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
SignalMore than 600 students at Highlands Elementary School are being checked for head lice following 11 reported cases since the end of ...

CITY INSIDER  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
San Francisco Chronicle..."San Francisco's beleagered electorate is asking 'where or when,' scratching their heads from confusion and fear of lice ... wandering around with potty ...

Jedward lice hits X-Factor 2009 house  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
In Entertainment (blog)...an embarrassing version of 'Oops I Did It Again', have apparently spread an outbreak of head lice throughout the X Factor house according to an insider. ...

Salmon farmers welcome inquiry  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Canada.comSea lice on farmed salmon are monitored and managed to minimize possible transfer to wild populations. This work is audited by provincial authorities and is ...

Salmon populations are declining in Canada  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
MinnPost.comSome scientists suspect salmon farms are infesting smolts with sea lice. Salmon in these farms are packed in pens, creating a breeding environment for the ...

Free lice-infested rice for Muntinlupa students  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
ABS CBN NewsMANILA - Students at the Muntinlupa Elementary School got more than they bargained for when rice packets they received from the Department of Education ...

Twice as much lice at children's schools  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
GlobalPostAn online survey filled out by over 750 parents and students showed that 25.5% of parents say their children have head lice in the past 12 months as ...

What Head (and Other) Lice Tell Us About Evolution  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Discover MagazineAn important part of what we know, though, comes from the genetic study of lice. And not just head lice. Using “paleoartists,? digital filmmaking and the ...

Deputies: Marion Co. Children Living In Filth  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
WESH.comWhen deputies visited the family home, they said it was filthy, soiled in animal waste and infested with fleas and lice, according to a news release. ...

Controlling lice in sheep  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Weekly Times NowLice buster: Richard Keys says a good set of wire strainers to maintain sheep-proof fences is essential for controlling lice, along with an understanding of ...

Safety and Effectiveness of Head Lice Products  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
MedscapeHead lice are both prevalent and challenging to treat in children. Permethrin at 1% concentration is still considered the first-line therapy for children ...

Old problem, new product  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Bombala TimesWITH sheep lice being more widespread than they have been for a number of years, a new product is good news for sheep producers. Unfortunately, it isn't ...

The Best of TV, Print and Interactive work from The Gunn Report '09  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
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Books of The Times  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
New York TimesHe says that farmed fish suffer from “the abundant presence of sea lice, which thrive in the filthy water? of their enclosures and “create open lesions and ...

Nonprofits' value to community is immeasurable  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Greensboro News & RecordHe has a little girl and is trying to do the best he can, but when she was sent home because of lice, along with half the other children in the class, ...

Heady lies and more lice  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Business MirrorLice and heady lies share more than acoustic echoes. The onomatopoeia is more than auditory apropos. In the current citronella- shampoo issue slandered ...

Lice fight needs vigilance  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Weekly Times NowAUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation is helping growers tackle the increasing problem of lice infestations with a new extension program known as LiceSense. ...

FISH AND FIELD... Lousy year for sheep  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Yorke Peninsula Country TimesIn a year when the national sheep flock fell to its lowest number (72 million) since 1916, sheep lice numbers have been rampant, demonstrated by more ...

Hair - the column  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Dothan EagleMy Kid's Got Lice: A close cousin to Mullet Toss, My Kid's Got Lice will deal with kids whose mom and dad had more cash for Oxycontin than shampoo the week ...

Deer hunters finding higher rate of success so far this season  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Imperial RepublicanThe officer also checked for lice in mule deer, measured spreads and aged some of the deer checked in there. During last year's nine-day season, ...

HEALTH: A natural recipe for treating head lice  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Mayo NewsAs it turns out, horses, dogs and cats do not fall prey to human head lice. In the October 13 issue, medical herbalist Sabine Hiller took a comprehensive ...

Baguio takes pride in hosting Pacquiao's training  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Inquirer.netPara patayin si Cotto (We should call Pacquiao 'lice-removing comb' and not Pacman. So he can kill Cotto [a reference to kuto, Filipino term for lice]),? ...

The UK economy leaves NICE behind to embrace LICE  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Telegraph.co.ukHaving been rude about economist Howard Archer yesterday (like everyone else he got the GDP predictions horribly wrong), I find I've got to take my hat off ...



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