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Video Interview: Halloween Safety Tips

How are you keeping your children safe this Halloween? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Molly Bloomfield, an Injury Prevention Specialist at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center, shares some Halloween safety tips for parents. If you’re looking for some healthy alternatives to handing out candy, read about ways you can have a healthy Halloween. […]

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Have a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and your little trick-or-treaters are probably getting really excited. But before the big night arrives, Carolyn Ashworth, M.D., the Healthy Lifestyle Program Adviser at Children’s HealthSM, would like to share some tips to help you keep Halloween fun but make it a little healthier. Healthy Halloween Treats Candy that is high […]

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Spooktacular Fun for Diabetic Kids

Children’s Endocrinology program brewed up some Halloween fun at the Children’s Diabetes Spooktacular Extravaganza for diabetes patients and their siblings. Halloween thrills included face painting, crafts, prizes, games and more. More on a Safe & Healthy Halloween 4 Ways to Enjoy a Low-Sugar or Sugar-Free Halloween Healthy Halloween Alternatives

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Girls in their halloween costumes

Healthy Halloween Alternatives

All year you’ve diligently prepared your family healthy dinners, packed your kids healthy lunches for school and even kept sweets to a minimum. And then Halloween arrives with its abundance of sugary and fatty candies and sweets. But there are healthier alternatives to keep your kids from lapsing into sugar comas over this spooky holiday. […]

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Baby boy outdoors in pumpkin costume with real pumpkins

Safety Tips This Spooky Season

Trick or treat, give me something good to eat! OK, kids probably won’t be asking for healthy goodies on Halloween, so clinical nutritionists at Children’s Medical Center recommend these tips to help keep your kids (and your neighbor’s kids too) from overdoing it: Candy Tips and Safety Don’t send children out on an empty stomach. […]

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