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Smartphones blamed for dramatic rise in head lice in kids

Postby Lisa BSF on Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:58 am

'A study of more than 200 youngsters found those owning a smartphone - or tablet - were more than twice as likely to be infested with lice.

Out of the 98 who did not have or use either type of device 29 (29.5 per cent) experienced head lice - compared to 65 of the 104 (62.5 per cent) who did.'

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017 ... n-gather/#

Has your child struggled with head lice? Do you think they are easily spread in schools due to smartphones and tablets?

We'd love to hear your thoughts.
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