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7 August 2015
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Remedies for poison sumac

7 August 2015, Comments: 0

Poison sumac is capable of triggering rashes if an individual is allergic or highly sensitive to the plant. The plant releases urushiol which is […]


4 June 2015
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Leg heat rash

4 June 2015, Comments: 0

Spending some time out in the wilderness for a long walk during the summer can lead to the development of a red-colored heat rash […]


29 May 2015
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Poison ivy and oak allergy

29 May 2015, Comments: 0

Most of us have been exposed to poison ivy, poison sumac or poison oak at some point. The exposure can occur while camping or […]


22 May 2015
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Usual characteristics of venomous snakes

22 May 2015, Comments: 0

Even though deaths caused by venomous or poisonous snakes are rare, it is vital to be well aware of these common characteristics of venomous […]


1 May 2015
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Mold allergy

1 May 2015, Comments: 0

Mold or fungus is found everywhere. Unlike with plants, mold requires food and water sources to thrive. The food source is often in the […]