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Why Poison Ivy is Getting Worse — And How to Avoid It

New research indicates that climate change is causing poison ivy to grow larger and more toxic to humans. A 2006 study found that increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere caused poison ivy plants to…

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6 Natural Solutions for Summer Skin Problems

Summer is my favorite season. Whether I'm spending it hiking, biking, swimming or just relaxing on the patio with a good book, I love the long sunny days out in nature. But summer has its dark side as…

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Beware Poisonous Plants: Ivy and Oak

Not everyone breaks into an itchy rash after walking through poison ivy or poison oak. But if you do react to these plants, it means you're allergic to them. And that's the case for almost 85 percent …

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Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

With many people lacking health and its insurance we can remember ancient folk wisdom that served our ancestors! Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, used apple cider vinegar as an internal cle…

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Thanks for the tips. I'll try using orange or grapefruit peels as a facial cleanser.