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How To Prevent Getting Hookworms On Your Next Beach Holiday

How To Prevent Getting Hookworms On Your Next Beach Holiday

Is there anything better than digging your toes into the warm sand on some beautiful, exotic beach? Well there is if that beach is riddled with hookworms that hope to burrow into your feet and make their way to your small intestine. If you do a lot of travelling to…

Don’t Freak Out If Your Kid Gets Head Lice

Don’t Freak Out If Your Kid Gets Head Lice

If you hear that your kid (or one of their friends) has head lice, your first reaction might be a mixture of disgust, panic and an urge to disinfect everything in your house. That would be overkill. Head lice aren’t a health hazard, and even medication-resistant “super lice” can be…