Checkup Newsroom (lice)

2018
August
02,
2018
| 04:45 PM America/Chicago
We live in a sharing society, but we don’t share all things equally. We’re likely to share a cute video of our children blowing out their birthday candles or a picture of our kids in their baseball uniforms. There are plenty of things that pare...
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2017
September
13,
2017
| 09:30 PM America/Chicago
Thanks to Senate Bill 1566, you will now know if someone in your child’s classroom has head lice. The bill requires school nurses to notify parents within 48 hours if their child or a classmate has been identified to have head lice. Along with ...
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2015
May
05,
2015
| 05:42 PM America/Chicago
I’m not afraid to step into controversial pediatric topics. I’ve covered essential oils, HPV vaccination and many others. But I was surprised when I stepped into another HUGE controversy on my Facebook page a while back while discussing head lice....
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May
05,
2015
| 05:12 PM America/Chicago
There are four letter words every parent dreads hearing. The most horrifying of them all… L I C E! Even typing the word makes me itch. When I drop the “L bomb” parents literally shrink in horror from their kids. And the kids…. their reactions range f...
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2014
August
28,
2014
| 05:49 PM America/Chicago
Time for school, which means shopping for school supplies, meet the teacher night and contracting parasites. Many diseases increase in frequency when you gather school aged children back together again for the start of the year (common colds and stre...
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