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Jesse's Project

Jesse's Project was developed to protect children with serious illness from unnecessary exposure to potentially harmful chemicals contained in pesticidal head lice treatments and lice sprays.

Children of any age or size are vulnerable to pesticides, and none are more at risk than the growing number of children treated for illnesses such as cancer, brain tumors, epilepsy, asthma, allergies and AIDS.

Jesse's Project focuses on providing the education and tools for safe prevention, elimination of inappropriate chemical responses and a safe alternative head lice treatment for this especially susceptible and often immuno-suppressed child population.


Jesse's Story
A "Must Read" for Every Parent.
Jesse's Project
Read about the project and it's goals
.
Kids At Risk
An important checklist to protect kids.
You Have A Choice!
The importance of providing a non-chemical option.
Alert!
Industry guidelines may put your health at risk.
Other Children's Stories
Read about other families affected by pesticides.

"We can't remove every potentially harmful chemical exposure from a child's life,
making it imperative to remove those that we can."

- Deborah Z. Altschuler, NPA President
 

If you or someone in your family has had an adverse event experience with a lice
or scabies treatment please contact npa@headlice.org.

 

Download the Jesse's Project Booklet, Kids at Risk Checklist,
and other resources in our Free Downloads Section

 

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The National Pediculosis Association,® Inc.
A Non-Profit Organization
Serving The Public Since 1983.

2017 marks 34 years of Service.

The National Pediculosis Association®, Inc. (NPA)
is a 501 c 3 non-profit volunteer organization,
including scientific advisors dedicated to protecting
children and their environment from the misuse and abuse of
prescription and over-the-counter pesticide treatments
for lice and scabies. Proceeds from the LiceMeister® comb
allow the NPA to be self-sustaining and accomplish its mission.

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