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Recent studies support the critical need for preparedness and lice prevention.
Dec 28 Chemical exposures to be studied
New York scientists awarded $5 million federal grant
Dec 1 Letter to FDA Transparency Taskforce
Thousands of journalists urge free flow of information
Nov 17 Prioritizing Chemicals for Safety Determination
Examining today’s options for reforming the US Toxics Control Act of 1976
Nov 16 National Congress of American Indians release a formal resolution
Urging U.S. ratification of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
Oct 9 Comprehensive Pediculosis Screening Programs for Elementary Schools
"Developing comprehensive pediculosis screening programs in elementary schools provides an effective method for preventing epidemics from occurring by accomplishing early detection."
Oct 5 National Children's Study
An Update
Sep 2 September is National Head Lice Prevention Month
The National Pediculosis Association sponsors National Head Lice Prevention each September to raise the awareness and decrease the stress of head lice as children return back to school.
Aug 11 "Precaution, Preparedness and Peace of Mind"
NPA’s National Head Lice Prevention Month 2009
Jul 15 Apes, Lice and Prehistory
Cospeciation of parasite and host is commonplace for endemic infection
May 13 Stockholm Convention Says No to Lindane
Search from Google for Media Attention
The Challenges of a POPs-free Future
Mar 25 Interrupting the epidemic
Odds of finding moving lice were about three times higher with wet combing.
Mar 17 Nurses Practice a No Nit Policy
It's a routine we've carried on, and found that it's effective
Feb Pesticide exposure for children from lice treatments
Environment International Volume 35, Issue 2, February 2009, Pages 358-362
Feb 4 President Barack Obama Signs Children’s Health Insurance Bill
“I think Gregory put it best when he said: "Kids look at us and think ‘they’ll take care of us.’ That is our job – to keep them safe and healthy. That’s what I think about when I tuck my own girls into bed each night. That is what I want for every child – and every family – in this nation.”

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The National Pediculosis Association,® Inc.
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Serving The Public Since 1983.

2019 marks 36 years of Service.

The NPA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit volunteer organization, including scientific advisors, dedicated since 1983 to protecting children and their environment from the misuse and abuse of prescription and over-the-counter pesticide treatments for lice and scabies.
The LiceMeister comb® was developed by the NPA in 1997 to provide a higher standard for lice combing tools and a safe, cost-effective treatment alternative to pesticides. Proceeds from sales of the LiceMeister comb allow the NPA to be self-sustaining while accomplishing its mission.

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