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Itching To Ask A Question? Your Head Lice Questions Answered04:10

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Even the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has to deal with it.

Lice, that is. David Cameron told journalists that visited No. 10 Downing Street that his two children had returned from school with head lice. The little critters don't discriminate, that's for sure.

Lice is something most of us have dealt with, either as parents or as children — or both. It's such a common annoyance that Carey Goldberg, co-host of CommonHealth, WBUR's health blog, decided to take on the topic.

We speak to Goldberg about her reporting , welcome lice experts and take your questions.



This segment aired on February 4, 2011.

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