Head lice are tiny insects that feed on blood by biting skin. Here's what to do if your child's affected by lice - and how to prevent an infestation.
There are many different reasons your head might be itchy. Learn more about the different causes and treatment options available.
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Back to school health tips
Is your child starting or returning to school? Here are 5 top tips to help your child navigate their way into a healthy and happy school year.
School exclusion periods
If your child has an infectious illness, you may need to keep them home to stop it spreading at daycare or school. Learn about school exclusion periods here.
Impetigo, or school sores, is a highly contagious skin infection that causes sores and blisters. It's very common and affects mainly children.
Pubic lice (crabs)
Pubic lice (crabs) are tiny insects spread mainly by sexual contact. Find out the symptoms, the treatment and how to stop pubic lice spreading.