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October 2011 • #19
A Note from the Medical Editor
Halloween is just a few days away! As you and your family prepare for a fun-filled day of hocus pocus, keep in mind that this holiday is also a time when more children than usual end up in the emergency room due to falls, traffic collisions, and other injuries. This newsletter includes some simple tips and ideas to help ensure that your child's Halloween is both safe and healthy!
~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,
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Halloween Safety Tips
Check out these simple tips that can help your children have a safe and sweet holiday! Go >
Healthy Children Radio: Halloween Safety (Audio)
Listen as pediatrician Anita Chandra, MD, FAAP gives some great information on how your family can have a fun and safe Halloween. Go >
Preventing Tooth Decay in Children
Especially at Halloween, it’s important to remember these great ways to prevent tooth decay in your children. Go >
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Featured Tip
To keep your home safe for visiting trick-or-treaters, remove anything from the porch and front yard that a child could trip over such as garden hoses, toys, bikes and lawn decorations.
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