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4 tips to help you have a healthier Halloween

October 31 is a day that most of us look forward to every year, between playing dress-up, having fun with friends and family and enjoying yummy treats. But Halloween can also reinforce unhealthy habits that increase cancer risk, like poor diet and weight gain. Obesity among young people has tripled over the last 30 years, […]

Halloween doesn’t have to scream candy

Even before October 31 arrives, candy is everywhere. At festivals, hayrides, pumpkin patches, parties—fall activities (especially those for kids) are full of sweets. Kids consume up to 7,000 calories on Halloween day alone. But as childhood obesity rates continue to rise across the country, it’s important for children to have balanced diets, even on Halloween. […]