Head lice are tiny insects that live on the scalp, where they lay eggs. Head lice do not spread disease. It's not your fault if you or your child has head lice. Having head lice does not mean you are not clean. Head lice can be treated in a variety of ways.
About 1 in 300 children have type 1 diabetes. Children spend up to 35 hours per week at school, so managing their diabetes while there is important for both short- and long-term health.
It’s never too early or too late to talk to your child or teen about the risks of smoking. Many children start smoking as early as Grade 6. Use talking points that are appropriate to your child’s age.