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Halloween safety during COVID-19

We asked Dr. Sarah Schaffer DeRoo to answer a few questions about celebrating Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Celebrating Halloween during COVID-19

Halloween, as with everything else since the COVID-19 pandemic began, will need to look different this year.

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The dangers of holiday toys

Look for age-appropriate toys and pay close attention to cautionary labels, such as “not intended for use by children under the age of three.”

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Developmentally-appropriate gifts for young children

While the ideal gift depends on a child’s preferences and interests, there are a few things to keep in mind when buying developmentally-appropriate gifts.

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The truth about tryptophan and turkey

The sleepiness people feel after their Thanksgiving meal is more likely due to the heavy intake of food, especially carbohydrates.