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    1. Helpful Tips for Soothing Your Baby’s Eczema

      Is your baby scratching all day from an eczema rash? Don't despair. Try these strategies to soothe the itchy skin. Baths add moisture to dry skin and get rid of bacteria that can cause skin infections. Use fragrance-free, mild soaps or soapless cleansers made for sensitive skin. Bathe your baby for

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    2. Children With Eczema: How to Stop the Scratching

      It's easy to say, "Don't scratch." Getting your child with eczema to listen to you is another story. But a little creativity can help keep your kid's fingers away from the itchy rash. "The trouble with scratching is that it can actually make the condition worse," says Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, chief

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    3. Hidden Causes of Hair Loss

      One of the most challenging things about hair loss is figuring out why it’s happening. The list of causes ranges from genetics to medication to lifestyle. While it can be hard to pinpoint the cause right away, knowing the possibilities can help you figure it out. Most of us can blame Mom and Dad for

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    4. Thinning Hair: Can Medications Help?

      Many things can cause women to lose more hair than normal: genetics, illness, stress, medical conditions or hormonal imbalance, aging, and even what you eat. The first step is to work with your doctor to find out what's causing the problem. There may be treatments that can help restore your locks. P

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    5. Your Baby's Diet and Eczema

      When your baby has eczema, you may start wondering if that itchy rash is related to your feeding style. Is breastfeeding to blame? Or the solid foods you just introduced? Some simple tips can help you get your baby off to a healthy start. Breastfeeding is always best, experts say. Breast milk gives

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    6. Healthy Home for Kids With Eczema

      Don't let your home be a trigger for an eczema flare in your child. There are lots of ways to keep everyday household items from setting off an itchy rash. When you have a child with eczema, you need to set up an allergy-free home -- from the ceiling down to the floors. All-cotton carpets or plain h

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    7. School and Day Care When Your Child Has Eczema

      When your child with eczema is in day care or school, you won't have the same control over his environment as you do at home. But there are still plenty of steps you can take to prevent itchy flares and other problems while your child is out of the house. When choosing a day-care center, you first w

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    8. Product Picks for Thinning Hair

      Losing your hair can play with your emotions, but finding the right products can help you look your best and restore your confidence.Here’s what to look for: Shampoos: Don’t be afraid of losing hair every time you wash. Check a salon or cosmetic store for products designed to strengthen the hair sha

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    9. Hair Loss: Tips for Coloring

      Ready to hit the bottle? With a few precautions, coloring thinning hair can be safe -- and may even protect the hair shaft from breaking. There's a myth that permanent hair-color is damaging, but that's only true if you bleach your hair or if you use the color incorrectly. Meanwhile, semi-permanent

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    10. Track Your Rosacea Triggers

      If you have rosacea, effective treatment can depend on knowing your own personal triggers. Use this diary each day to keep track of your symptoms.

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