Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Division of Parasitic Diseases
1600 Clifton Road
The Division of Parasitic Diseases is a branch of the
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its mission is to
prevent and control parasitic diseases throughout the world. Its Web site
provides information and updates on parasitic diseases.
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It
has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and
diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website
offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing
age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can
sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
National Pediculosis Association
1005 Boylston Street
Newton, MA 02461
NPA is a nonprofit agency that educates people about
lice and scabies. It focuses on non-pesticide treatments and prevention.