When water is quickly heated far above its boiling point, the bubbles that normally form in boiling water don't form.
When such superheated, non-bubbling water is removed from a microwave and jiggled or touched with a spoon, the bubbles may then form suddenly and spray the water up and out of the cup or container-potentially causing serious burns. Safety...
Don't overheat water—microwave it on high for no more than one minute, then test it.
Put food contents (teabag, soup mix, etc.) in the water before heating it. This will prevent super-heating.
Let a cup of heated water sit for a minute after taking it out of the microwave—and don't put your face over it.
Reassurance: Conventional ranges and stoves pose a much greater risk of fire and burns than microwave ovens do.
Health Club Hazard
Avoid germs at the gym. Germs, including potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant bugs, often are present at fitness clubs.
Self-defense: Minimize skin-to-equipment contact by keeping cuts clean and bandaged. Carry one towel for yourself and another to wipe dov/n mats and other equipment before and after you use it. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizet on your hands before and after your workout. Vash your workout clothes after every use.
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