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October 2013 • #62
A Note from the Medical Editor

Halloween is just a few days away!

That’s why we’ve filled this newsletter with great tips to make sure you and your little monsters, ghosts, and goblins are ready for a safe, sweet, and SPOOKtacular night!

Until next time, … BOO!
~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,

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Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids of all ages. Here are some important safety tips to keep your holiday safe and fun.  Go >
Halloween Eye Safety
Your child may want to have the perfect look for Halloween, but decorative contact lenses could cause a lot of damage to her eyesight. Learn why.  Go >
Safety Around Animals
Here’s what to remind your children if they encounter any pets when trick-or-treating. Remember to restrain your own pets, as well.  Go >
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Don't assume the right of way. Motorists may have trouble seeing trick-or-treaters. Just because one car stops, doesn't mean others will!
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