Can African Americans Get Lice?

Yes, African Americans can get head lice, although it's not as common as Caucasians or Spanish decent. This is because African American hair is more elliptical than white children's hair and head lice can't hold onto it. You can find more information here: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0816/is_2_21/ai_n6191122/
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