Halloween candy

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.

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Don’t underestimate the power of playing

Here are five ways to boost learning and help your child have fun while doing it.

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Preparing your child with autism for a medical visit

The Children’s National Beyond The Spectrum team shares some tips for preparing your child with autism for a medical visit.