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Head Lice: A Lousy Situation! Where can I get more information?
Resources

Canadian Pediatric Society

Your pharmacist is a knowledgeable and trusted resource. Ask them any questions you have about head lice and they will be more than happy to assist you!

References
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  2. "Biology;Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 24 Sept. 2013. Web. 14 Apr. 2015. <http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/head/biology.html>.
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