Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 09 February 2016 Don't let lice go to your head Every school has a lice epidemic at some or other time, so chances are good that your child might be affected in one way or another. Here's how to deal with it. Take action: Rest assured that personal hygiene and socio-economic status have nothing to do with head lice. Head lice are simply a nuisance affecting many children, but they are not known to cause any physical harm or pain. The most common lice treatment is over-the-counter or prescription shampoos or lotions that must be applied to the scalp, left on for a specified time and then rinsed off. Often a fine-toothed comb is also needed to remove nits (lice eggs) to prevent further infestation. Ask your pharmacist for a treatment recommendation. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News Pneumonia to kill nearly 11 million children by 2030, study warns Medical 50% of older women suffer incontinence in silence - US study Diet and nutrition How much alcohol is too much? A nutritionist weighs in Medical 6 tips for exercising with anaemia Lifestyle 5 strength training mistakes to avoid Lifestyle Would it be a terrible idea to try intermittent fasting while breastfeeding? From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Quit smoking » How to beat triggers that make you crave a cigarette You need to learn how to beat the behavioural, environmental and emotional triggers if you want to succeed in quitting smoking. Hygiene » Your showerhead may be bathing you in germs You probably think showering will wash away dirt and germs, but your showerhead might dump nasty bacteria on you instead that may cause lung infections.