All you ever wanted to know about lice courtesy of the CDC. What Are Head Lice? The head louse, or Pediculus humanus capitis, is a parasitic insect that can be found on the head, eyebrows, and eyelashes of people. Head lice feed on human blood several times a day and live close to the human scalp. Head lice are not known to spread disease. How Did My Child Get Head Lice? […]