Halloween

Incorporating protective masks against COVID-19 as part of costumes is both a smart health move and a chance to get creative this Halloween.
October 29, 2021

Halloween is this weekend, and celebrating is encouraged as long as you take steps to keep yourself and others safe. That’s the advice of UW Medicine’s Dr.

October 28, 2020

It will be a test to forgo conventional celebrations for COVID-19 this year. But doing so could make next year's holidays even sweeter. 

October 27, 2020

Stay away from haunted houses and reconsider door-to-door trick-or-treating, UW Medicine clinicians suggest.

Girl carving pumpkin
October 27, 2020

"Can we go trick-or-treating this year?" Dr. Gaetan Habekoss, chief of the UW Neighborhood Ravenna Clinic, says he's been getting the question a lot.

Child in Halloween costume eating candy
October 24, 2019

As Halloween approaches, people stock up on candy for trick-or-treaters. But is there a kind of candy that is better for you than others?

picture of Judy Simon
October 30, 2018

With a little planning, UW Medicine nutritionist Judy Simon says, parents can avoid potential sugar-fueled meltdowns on Halloween.

Woman wearing a cosmetic contact lens
October 24, 2018

Cosmetic contact lenses that make your eyes seem to be a different color or add another visual effect are growing in popularity for Halloween costumes.

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