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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…


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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