Experts say some lice are becoming resistant to common treatments. (Credit: CBS2)

Treatment Resistant ‘Mutant’ Lice Spark Concerns About Out-Of-Control Outbreaks

The mutant lice may be resistant to common chemicals, but there are still a number of oils that are very effective in killing them.


A common head lice crawls on a piece of paper after being removed from the hair of a little boy - Berlin, Germany - Jun 22, 2007 - Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

L.I. Mom Gets Proactive To Stop Lice Infections

It’s a big problem among young children. Now, one Long Island mom is being proactive and trying to stop lice from infecting children in one school district.