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How to Treat a Cooking Burn

You’re preparing dinner for the family when you accidentally grab a hot pot without a potholder, or boiling water splashes onto your hand while you’re draining the pot of pasta. A cooking burn will most likely be either a firs-t or second-degree burn where only the first or second layers of skin are injured. You can treat small burns like these at home, but see a doctor if the burn is over 2 inches in size or is on your face.

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How to Get Rid of Back Fat for Women

Excessive back fat doesn’t look so pretty. You may have a “spare tire” around your chest and back when you put on a bra. Your back fat may prevent you from wearing that knock-out dress you bought or from even putting on a swimsuit in the summer. When you diet and exercise to lose back fat, you’ll notice that the fat all over your body, including on your stomach, decreases as well. Toning exercises will build the muscle on your back, further minimizing the appearance of fat.

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Baby Development Milestones

Now that your baby is born, you get to enjoy watching her reach several milestones over her first year of life. Baby development milestones include the big ones, such as walking for the first time and saying her first words, as well as smaller, but equally important ones, such as being able to lift her head on her own and recognizing who you are.

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How to Take a Clearblue Pregnancy Test

When you get pregnant, your body begins to produce human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), a hormone only present during pregnancy. Usually, your body will begin to produce the hormone a week or so after fertilization, when the egg implants on the wall of your uterus. The Clearblue pregnancy tests can detect hCG in your urine and let you know if you are pregnant. The test is usually 99 percent accurate, but you should still follow up with your doctor if you get a positive result.

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Dandruff Remedies for Kids

Dandruff may begin to be a problem as your child hit puberty. Most younger children don’t have to worry about dandruff, according to Baby Center. When children hit puberty, their hair glands begin to produce more oil, which can cause skin flakes from the scalp to clump together and become more visible. A yeast may also have some responsibility in causing dandruff to form on your child’s scalp.