How Halloween costumes can spread lice

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Preparations For Halloween Continue As Weekend Festivities Approach_559782

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 28: Halloween masks are offered for sale at Fantasy Costumes on October 28, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The store, which had long lines at the registers at 4 AM this morning, is open around the clock through Halloween to help keep up with customer demand. Retailers nationwide are expecting record sales […]

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – It’s almost that time of year for kids to go trick-or-treating.

But parents, be aware when you’re shopping for costumes, especially ones that have hats or wigs. Some medical officials say cases of head lice rise this time of year.

KXAN sister station WFLA has more on how you can prevent these creepy predators from getting into your children’s hair in the video above.

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