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Pubic Lice (Crabs)

After a person has been infested for several days, or if the person has had a previous infestation, the proteins are recognized by antibodies in the skin and release chemicals that cause itching and inflammation in the pubic area - the first sign of infestation. Fortunately, infestation with pubic...


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Clothes dryers can be a fire hazard if not maintained, says the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Dryers are the third-most common type of appliance that causes home fires. Here are tips to stay safe: Don't run your dryer without a lint filter. Clean the filter before and after each use. Make sure the air-exhaust vent pipe is unobstructed and the outdoor vent flap opens readily. Keep boxes, clothing and other combustibles away from the dryer.

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