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Halloween tips for first-timers and veterans

Psychologist Eleanor Mackey goes over Halloween preparation, from choosing an age-appropriate costume to trick-or-treating safety.

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A pediatrician’s Halloween safety checklist

Dr. Ankoor Shah provides tips to ensure that your Halloween isn’t any scarier than it needs to be.

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How to reduce the risk of cavities around Halloween (and beyond)

In addition to following these tips, we encourage families to participate in National Brush Day on November 1, and commit to brushing teeth for two minutes, twice a day.

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Halloween safety for you and your kids

As fun as Halloween is for children, it’s equally worrying for parents. Safety risks abound, from falling in the dark to unsafe candy.

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Healthy Halloween treats for little ghosts and goblins

There are several ways you can make Halloween a healthier time of the year for your children.