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Mutant lice are infesting kids all over the US

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Dr. Jason Yaun, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis who wasn’t involved in the research, told MedPage Today that permethrins are still the most safe and effective treatment.

‘Mutant’ Lice More Hype Than Headache

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When the standard over-the-counter treatments don’t work immediately, that does not mean that the lice must be resistant. Though it’s possible that the lice may have the genes for resistance, often the problem is actually a failure to follow the treatment instructions, according to Lauren Mutrie, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics and global health at… Read More