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The Paleo Diet

The Paleo Diet, also known as the Tim Noakes diet in South Africa, is fast becoming very popular. Is it worth making the switch? DietDoc takes a closer look.

The truth about head lice

Parents should be reassured that personal hygiene has nothing to do with head lice and it can't cause physical harm, says an expert.

Symptoms of head lice

A slightly itchy scalp may be the first sign that your child has some unwanted visitors.

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Quick facts on epidemic typhus

Typhus, until a few decades ago, killed thousands of people, often those living in crowded and unhygienic conditions such as trenches, prisons or ships.

How to prevent head lice

Good hygiene won't keep lice away, but you can reduce the risk of infection with these easy tips.

What are head lice?

The idea of small creatures crawling on your child's head may not appeal. Here's what they are.

Help in the prevention of head lice

In an effort to help schools and parents prevent head lice from invading their children’s hair, Reitzer Pharmaceuticals launched a campaign via Google and Facebook by inviting schools to request FREE Samples of Treet-It Anti-Lice Maintenance Spray 30ml

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