Halloween

If your children are trick-or-treating tonight, there are several key health risks to bring up.
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October 31, 2018 - 4:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you are over 30-years-old, you probably have memories of trick-or-treating always occurring on Halloween day, but for many good reasons including child safety and the...
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October 30, 2018 - 3:06 pm
(CNN) -- Tainted candy on Halloween night is the scariest part of the holiday for parents. Tainted fake teeth? Not so much a concern. Well, not usually. A 5-year-old boy in Galion, Ohio, tested positive for methaphetamine this week after trick-or-treating. But the boy said he hadn't put anything...
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Crickets baked into cookies.
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October 30, 2018 - 1:17 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How many of you eat insects as part of a well-rounded diet? *Crickets.* No pun intended about hearing crickets, but asking that question at almost any gathering in the U.S. isn’t likely to result in a flurry of recipe-sharing. More than a quarter of the...
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Halloween Safety
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Suzanne Monaghan
October 30, 2018 - 8:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For many kids, Halloween is one of the highlights of the year, but trick-or-treating comes with some risks. The biggest safety hazard might surprise some parents. Tainted candy isn't the top concern, says Kristin Rosenthal with Safe Kids Worldwide. READ: Drugs in...
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Justin Udo
October 28, 2018 - 6:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Halloween took over one Center City park Sunday. Mini goblins, ghouls, and witches filled Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square park for the annual Halloween parade and celebration. “There is something for everyone, so I love it,” explained mother Stephanie Nichols...
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Halloween
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October 26, 2018 - 6:00 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Americans go batty for Halloween. We're not afraid to dig deep to have a howling good time. We're planning on spending $9 billion on the holiday, according to the National Retail Federation's annual survey. Dressing up as spooks and monsters, such those in Fortnite (...
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In Wednesday's Halloween episode of the long-running series, the comedy put speculation to rest by revealing that Mitchell and Claire's mother, DeDe (Shelley Long), had died.
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October 26, 2018 - 5:26 pm
By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) -- Fans knew a death was coming to "Modern Family," but did you guess right? In Wednesday's Halloween episode of the long-running series, the comedy put speculation to rest by revealing that Mitchell and Claire's mother, DeDe (Shelley Long), had died. It is said later...
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October 24, 2018 - 10:36 am
By Tom Kludt, CNN Business (CNN) -- NBC host Megyn Kelly apologized to colleagues on Tuesday after her comments defending racist Halloween gags prompted an immediate backlash. "One of the wonderful things about my job is that I get the chance to express and hear a lot of opinions," Kelly said in...
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 Giving out candy on Halloween can be more of a chore than you imagined.
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Lynne Adkins
October 23, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Giving out candy on Halloween can be more of a chore than you imagined. Maybe your parents are elderly and you worry, but they love to see the kids in costume on Halloween. However, you need to hand out candy in your home, so that creates a problem, says Caryn Coff,...
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Kim Glovas
October 22, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With Halloween approaching, the specter of someone putting drugs into the treats has been resurrected, but is it true? The New Jersey Poison Information and Education System has issued its annual warning to parents that they should be vigilant about what their kids...
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