News tagged with halloween

Ebola virus spreads to Halloween outfits

An online retailer in California is making no apologies for marketing Ebola-themed outfits for grown-ups looking to add some shock value to their Halloween party get-ups.

Oct 27, 2014
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The Medical Minute: There's no trick to a safe Halloween

Halloween is supposed to be a spooky night, but parents don’t have to be scared about their kids’ safety if they follow some simple safety tips from Safe Kids Dauphin County, led by Penn State Hershey Children’s ...

Oct 20, 2010
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Halloween candy: Facts and myths

(PhysOrg.com) -- A holiday devoted to vampires, goblins and ghouls is a recipe for a ghastly night of fright. But false stories of marauding strangers and poison-laced candy can make the evening scarier than ...

Oct 20, 2010
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Halloween treats okay with a few tricks of the trade

For many adults and children, the idea of Halloween without candy is a frightening one. But Kate Yerxa of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension says there are several ways to both limit the amount of post-Halloween ...

Oct 12, 2010
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Things To Ponder While Eating Halloween Candy

For kids, ringing a neighbor's doorbell, yelling "trick or treat," and receiving candy brings plenty of smiles, but for many the real fun of Halloween happens when you turn your plastic jack-o'-lantern candy ...

Oct 28, 2009
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Halloween sex offender policies questioned

The rates of non-familial sex crimes against children under the age of 12 are no higher during the Halloween season than at any other times of the year, according to a study published in the September issue of Sexual Abuse: A ...

Oct 22, 2009
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The Medical Minute: There's no trick to a safe Halloween

(PhysOrg.com) -- Halloween is supposed to be a spooky night, but parents don’t have to be scared about their kids’ safety if they follow some simple safety tips from Safe Kids Dauphin County, led by the Penn State Hershey ...

Oct 21, 2009
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