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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween can be a fun time for everyone — especially kids — but it can also present many potential health and safety hazards for your children. The American Center for Disease Control and Prevention has offered a variety of recommendations and tips to help keep your children and other party guests safe. Consider safety at

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Restaurant Chains Cut Calories

A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine shows that restaurant chains’ new menu items have fewer calories than traditional menu items. The study looked at menu items from a variety of chains, including Panera, McDonald’s, Starbucks and Applebee’s. According to the study, new menu items have an average of 60 fewer

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The History of Halloween

Modern Halloween celebrations evolved from the Celtic holiday of Samhain. The day was used to celebrate the end of harvesting season and the beginning of winter. The Celts believed that the celebration not only bridged the transition from one season to the next but also connected the living world to the world of the dead.

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Foods That Could Be Triggering Your Migraines

If you suffer from migraines, you know it can be difficult to pinpoint your triggers. However, there are a few common migraine trigger foods you may not have considered before. Pickles Pickles or anything that has been pickled can potentially trigger migraines. Hot peppers The capsaicin in hot peppers and other spicy foods has been

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