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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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You do not have to wear only black eyeliner and eyeshadows for the fall. (Photo: Kate Tokyo)

Fall Eyes

The Best Eye Palettes to Use for Fall Fall has officially arrived in the DMV. Alhough we have our random sunny, warm days, the early mornings are often quite chilly now, just as are the late nights. With this change comes the change of wardrobe, food and makeup. It is time to say
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