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Don't let it go to your head: Parenting on the Edge tackles head lice

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Common head louse. Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Creepy crawlers and tiny white eggs - are they taking over an elementary school near you? Not likely, says public health entomologist Richard Pollack. Lice spread through head-to-head contact, not brushes and combs. Are schools' head checks worth it? And how have you handled head lice?

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