Tuesday, October 17, 2017 03:00 AM

PLAN AN ALLERGY-SAFE HALLOWEEN FOR YOUR CHILD

SATURDAY, Oct. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Halloween's frights extend beyond goblins and ghouls if you're a child with food allergies[1] or asthma[2].

"You want Halloween to be scary for the right reasons -- ghosts, goblins and witches -- not allergies[3] and asthma[4]," said allergist Dr. Stephen Tilles, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

"If you follow a few common-sense rules, you should be able to keep your kids safe and the party going without allergy[5] and asthma symptoms[6]," he said in an association news release.

Here, Tilles offers parents tips on how to limit the risk of allergic[7] reactions:

Don't let children consume any candy that isn't clearly labeled for indications of potential ...

News source: MedicineNet

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