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An African American woman talking on her cell phone. (Photo: rawpixel/Pexel)

Cellular Pimples

Does Your Cell Phone Make You Break Out? We use our cell phones every day, but something we don’t realize is that our phone screens carry so much build up and bacteria that when we use it we are adding on to the list of things that cause breakouts. Cell phones are also made
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Poison ivy is commonly confused with other plants, such as box elder, fragrant sumac and Virginia creeper. Notice that poison ivy has three divided leaves, with the center leaflet on a longer stalk. It also produces white, waxy berries along the stem in summer. (Photo: Missouri Department of Conservation)

Irritating Itch

Easing the Itch of Poison Ivy and Poison Oak April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring troublesome plants such as poison ivy and poison oak that can cause mild to severe allergic reactions. The signature leaves of three of the poison ivy plant carry an oil called
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