The Big Business of Curing Head Lice A Silicon Valley dermatologist seeks his fortune in head lice. He claims to have found a new cure for head lice: a non-toxic lotion that suffocates them to death. When he managed to get his findings published in a respected scientific journal, one of the leading venture capitalists of Silicon Valley came calling. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.
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The Big Business of Curing Head Lice

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The Big Business of Curing Head Lice

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The Big Business of Curing Head Lice

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A Silicon Valley dermatologist seeks his fortune in head lice. He claims to have found a new cure for head lice: a non-toxic lotion that suffocates them to death. When he managed to get his findings published in a respected scientific journal, one of the leading venture capitalists of Silicon Valley came calling. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.

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