Nickel

This undated photo provided by American Academy of Pediatrics shows a rash on an unidentified 11-year old boy from a nickel allergy. Case reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from personal electronic devices, including laptops and cell phones. But it was an Apple iPad that caused an itchy body rash in this 11-year-old boy recently treated at a San Diego hospital, according to a report in Pediatrics. Nickel rashes aren't life-threatening but they can be very uncomfortable, and they may require treatment with steroids, and antibiotics if the skin eruptions become infected, said Dr. Sharon Jacob, an associate professor and dermatologist at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital, where the boy was treated. (AP Photo/American Academy of Pediatrics)

Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

CHICAGO (AP) — Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a […]

07/14/2014

Liberty Head Nickel

Humble nickel from 1913 likely to fetch millions

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A humble nickel from 1913 could be worth millions when it goes up for auction this spring. The 1913 Liberty Head nickel is one of only five known to exist. Some expect it to sell for $2.5 million or more. But read the backstory!

01/29/2013

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