BY Logan Carver

If life hands you lemons, do NOT squeeze them outside. When I tried that, it soured my summer in a single afternoon.

Citrus fruits, as well as several commonly found plants and vegetables, contain furocoumarins. These are organic compounds that, when exposed to UVA light, create a chemical reaction called phytophotodermatitis that kills the skin cells. As I have learned, it can be extremely painful.

Limes are often the worst...

Logan Carver's leg peels as it heals from phytophotodermatitis. Painful blisters persisted for nearly 2 weeks before the damaged skin began to fall off.

BY Logan Carver

Marjane Green might never have found the tumor in her left breast if she hadn't felt a pain in her right breast.

The Houston-area...