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Health Tip: Baby's First Tooth

-- For most babies, the two front teeth appear first, says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Though babies won't develop teeth for months, it's important for parents to know how to care for them.

The academy mentions these additional facts:

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Health Tip: Understanding Eye Gunk

-- Eye gunk, known medically as rheum, is the crust that forms in the corners of your eyes when you wake up in the morning.

Sleep crust is a mix of mucus, skin cells, oils and tears shed by the eye during sleep, says the University of Utah.

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Health Tip: Handling Job Burnout

-- Job burnout is a state of physical or emotional exhaustion. Often, job burnout is accompanied by a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity, says Mayo Clinic.

When dealing with job burnout, Mayo Clinic suggests:

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Health Tip: Broken Toe Care

-- Toe bones are typically small and fragile. That's why these bones can break after dropping something heavy on them or even stubbing a toe, says MedlinePlus. Usually, a broken toe is not a serious injury and can be cared for at home.

To care for a broken toe at home, MedlinePlus suggests:

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Health Tip: Why You Yawn

-- Yawning typically occurs when you feel sleepy or bored, says Cleveland Clinic.

People do not yawn because the brain needs more oxygen, the clinic notes in dispelling a common myth. Instead, yawns allow us to regulate both air pressure in our ears and brain temperature.

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Health Tip: Gum Disease Risk Factors

-- The leading cause of gum disease is plaque, says the American Academy of Periodontology. However, other factors can affect the health of your gums.

The academy mentions these risk factors for gum disease:

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Health Tip: Pregnancy and Amusement Park Rides

-- Pregnant women should not ride roller coasters or other jarring rides at the amusement park, says the American Pregnancy Association.

The rapid starts and stops and jerky motions that characterize these rides can lead to premature separation of the placenta, the group says. Premature separation has occurred among many women in car accidents.

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Health Tip: Choking First Aid

-- Thousands of Americans die each year from choking. The American Red Cross describes first aid to help prevent this type of death:

Give five back blows. To do so, bend the person forward at the waist and give five back blows between the shoulder blades with the heel of one hand.

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Health Tip: Practicing Motorcycle Safety

-- More than 5,000 motorcyclists were killed in crashes in 2017 alone, says the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

To stay safer on the road, the agency encourages motorcyclists to:

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