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9672
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Payne describes poisonous plants to avoid when enjoying the out-of-doors. These include poison ivy, buttercup, cow-itch vine, and Jack-in-the Pulpit.
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22358
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There are over 700 plants in North America that are known to toxic to people and animals, and poison ivy is but one of them. Lee covers how the poison works, how a person can get poison ivy, what to do if a person gets it, and what is the best way to avoid getting it.
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31685
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Last fall, a two-year old North Carolina boy died from accidentally eating seed peanuts, which are treated with a very toxic organic phosphate insecticide called Thimet. According to Dr. Shirley Osterhout of the Duke Poison Control Center, more than half of the state’s poisoning cases involved children under four years of age. This article discusses recent cases handled at the center, sources of poison and hazardous waste, and prevention of poisonings.
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36553
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Perhaps fabulous about fungus is their present status in the realm of biology. Long considered as a plant, recent research has concluded them to be more closely related to animals. More information about the living thing classified in its own kingdom can be found in the author’s description of fungal anatomy, an activity called spore printing, and a local mushroom club.