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.

dateOct 27, 2014 in Other
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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 ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Health
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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 ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in Health
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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 ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Other
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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 ...

dateOct 22, 2009 in Other
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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 ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Health
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