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Selfies leading to lice

HealthEdward KiledjianComment
Image by  mollybob under Creative Commons License

Image by  mollybob under Creative Commons License

Selfies are so popular, Apple built an entire app collection in the AppStore for it. Selfies are a way to preserve memories when your having a good time with friends but selfies can be dangerous for your health.

A California lice expert, Marcy McQuillan, told the SFist (link) "I've seen a huge increase of lice in teens this year," . "Typically it's younger children I treat, because they're at higher risk for head-to-head contact. But now, teens are sticking their heads together every day to take cell phone pics."