Your older kids delight in the Grim Reaper with LED eyes and the platter of realistic (but unblinking) eyeballs. But how scary is too scary when it comes to your youngest child? Neha Vyas, MD, offers some guidelines to keep Halloween enjoyable for all ages.
Clowns seem more menacing than whimsical these days. In the U.S. and Europe, there are reports of people in clown makeup brandishing knives to frighten passersby, including children. If your child is anxious, find tips to help.
We know that there is a link between stress and heart disease. Evidence comes from the first Gulf War when there were spikes in heart attacks. Stress increases heart rate and blood pressure.