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@ProMedicaHealth Sports Medicine Expert Available to Comment on Keeping Kids Safe During Fall Sports

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UAB Pediatrician Says N.D. Woman's Approach to #Childhoodobesity Is Damaging; Could Use Passion to Be Healthy Role Model

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Don't Let Halloween Fun Damage Your Eyes

It’s almost time to don your outfit for the 31st, but keep in mind some important safety tips, say doctors at Philadelphia’s Wills Eye Hospital, that may keep you from doing real harm to your eyes -potentially landing yourself in the emergency room and in some cases, risking permanent vision loss.

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Preventing "Fall Back" Setbacks

What’s not to love about an extra hour of sleep? Just ask any parent and they’ll tell you how that one little hour that gets added every fall as part of Daylight Savings Time can wreak havoc on their children’s routines.

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Vanderbilt Allergist Offers Tips for Coping with Fall Allergies

Fall allergies and rapidly changing temperatures send many people reaching for pain relievers or other remedies to deal with runny noses and other symptoms associated with sinus and allergy problems. John Fahrenholz, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine who practices at the Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program, says that this time of year can be a real challenge for people with allergies—and for the rest of us, too.

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Taking the Boo! Out of Halloween

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Super heroes, monsters, and princesses…oh my! Halloween is fast approaching and is often a favorite holiday for kids. You dress up and get lots of candy for free; what’s not to like! However, Halloween can present some safety concerns for parents. Make your Halloween safe and happy by following these safety tips.

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Psychology Professor Says Superstitions All About Trying to Control Fate

Halloween have you avoiding black cats, bats and more? A psychologist says superstitions are behaviors that people perform in an attempt to affect or control their future.

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Safety Experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Urge Caution to Keep Children Safe this Halloween

On average, twice as many children are killed while walking on Halloween than on any other day of the year, according to Safe Kids, an organization dedicated to preventing unintentional injury. As children prepare for October's fun-filled night of trick-or-treating, a few precautionary measures could prevent vehicle-related deaths and other injuries.

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Happy Halloween From 'World's Leading Authority on Poisoned Candy'

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University of Delaware sociologist Joel Best became skeptical about Halloween sadism when he was a graduate student. Now with over 50 years of data, he still hasn't found a documented case of a child who was seriously harmed by a contaminated Halloween treat.

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Halloween Safety Tips for Families

Monsters, goblins and super-heroes will soon be descending on homes everywhere and while Halloween is a time for fun and treats, certain dangers abound. The key to keeping kids safe this year, and every year, is close parental supervision and a few trick-or-treat precautions.

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