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Posts Tagged: children

Want Another Reason to Practice Social Distancing? Head Lice.

Head lice adults, nymphs, and eggs (nits). [Credit: Dr. Shujuan (Lucy) Li]

Most people are practicing social distancing due to the current pandemic, so contracting head lice...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: child care (5), children (3), Gouge (1), head lice (2), indoor pests (5), infestation (7), insect (12), integrated pest management (14), Leonard (1), Pest Notes (90), pesticide (23), schools (5), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Prevent Pesticide Poisoning at Home

A child reaching for a pesticide stored in a common drinking container. (Credit: ML Poe)

March 18-24 was National Poison Prevention Week. While our blog post may be tardy, it's never too...

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Tags: chemicals (1), children (3), hazardous (1), health (3), pesticides (30), poison (5), prevention (12), tips (5), toxic (1), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Head Lice: an Itchy Topic

Child scratching head. [K. Windbiel-Rojas]

The mere mention of head lice might make feel you itchy and start to scratch your head. However,...

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 1:22 PM
Tags: children (3), head lice (2), lice (1), louse (1), nits (1), UCIPM (72)
 
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