Safety tips can Keep Halloween from Becoming a Nightmare

October 22, 2014 11:16 PM

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MAYWOOD, Ill. – It’s no wonder Halloween has become one of the most exciting holidays for kids. For one night they get to be someone completely different, can collect candy at every house and it’s OK to be scared. But without some safety reminders a child’s dream come true could turn into a parent’s worst nightmare.

“As parents, we hear the horrors of razor blades or poison in candy. Though it is important to check kids’ candy before they eat it, a really scary part about Halloween is pedestrian safety. Vehicle accidents are the No. 1 cause of injury for kids on Halloween,” said Bridget Boyd, MD, pediatric safe...

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