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Poison ivy/oak Anyone have any suggestions for a post-hike poison ivy or oak outbreak? Both to help it heal and to keep it from spreading??
Jul 23 2007 12:26pm
i have never got posin oak more
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Jun 24 2008 10:40am
Plant patrol: Poison ivy, oak and sumac As many of us have found out the hard way, poison oak and poison ivy can cause nasty rashes that can last for up to two weeks. These pernicious plants thrive in summertime; in the Bay Area, poison o ...
Aug 28 2007 10:16am
Tecnu After a ridiculous bout of poison oak last year, someone told me about this stuff called Tecnu. I wish I had known about it sooner! The stuff is amazing. You shower with it after you hike & it takes o ...
Jun 22 2007 10:19am
I enjoy hiking and I found this to be a great tip. Thanks! more
Nov 24 2007 2:28am
Food poisoning and dehydration This weekend I got food poisoning and was down all Saturday and Sunday. It felt like I had the flu - my body was sore and I was very weak from losing all my nutrients. The pharmacist suggested taki ...
Feb 04 2008 10:00am
... we have tummy problems. I once got food poisoning from ordering delivery cream of cra ... more
Feb 14 2008 9:23pm
Fish Is Healthy. No Wait, It's Poisonous It's more than a little confusing to figure out what seafood you should eat these days. On one hand, fish contain a lot of omega 3 fatty acids, shown to reduce your risk of heart attack. On the other ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Colonics I just wrote an article on how to get a colonic. I have never had one, but it appears quite beneficial for those who want to clean themselves out. The benefits are reportedly amazing -- cleaner ski ...
Nov 13 2007 10:12pm
ps. Thank you for shining the spotlight on Stephen Barrett. He is a suspect resource in ... more
Mar 19 2008 2:35pm
Staying Safe While Eating Fish What with all the tales of mercury poisoning, it's enough to turn a pescatarian off of fish altogether. In addition to bacterial and parasitic contamination, chemical contamination is a vital worry am ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Dangers of Heavy Metals Though not normally found in or used by the human species, heavy metals are becoming ever more present in our environment, leading to serious concerns. There are likely more problems from these metals ...
Sep 01 2007 8:03pm
Top 5 Ways to Avoid a Hangover Alright, we all do it. We all drink. And sometimes, we really regret it the next day. It makes us want to eat bad food, slack off at the gym and more likely to reach for the hair of the dog. What can ...
Jul 06 2007 10:37am
Roses teach small lessons in life I wouldn't eat them, but they smell nice. Last year we made the effort to eradicate a hedgerow of 10-foot-tall roses from the back yard. Why? Well, because they poke. And because when we put in o ...
Jun 18 2008 6:09pm