Navigation Links
Eye on Safety Makes Halloween Less Scary
Date:10/21/2007

Easy steps can keep vision, other injuries at bay, experts say

SUNDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Some simple safety measures can help ensure that Halloween is a treat for both children and adults, according to experts at Prevent Blindness America, a nonprofit organization based in Chicago.

"We can keep Halloween safe for everyone by taking a few easy precautions," Daniel D. Garrett, the group's senior vice president, said in a prepared statement. "Our vision can be compromised by costume accessories, make-up, or simply by being out at night without proper lighting."

Prevent Blindness America offers the following tips:

  • Never wear costumes or accessories such as masks, wigs, hats or eye patches that block vision.
  • Use only hypoallergenic or non-toxic makeup. Adults should apply it to children and remove it with cold cream or eye makeup remover instead of soap.
  • False eyelashes and costume make up can also irritate eyes. Follow directions on how to apply and remove them safely.
  • Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping and falling.
  • Select costumes made of flame-retardant material and do not use any props or accessories that have sharp or pointed edges, such as pitchforks, knives, swords, spears or wands.
  • Remove tripping hazards (such as hoses and potted plants ) from your porch and walkway. Place jack-o-lanterns well out of the way of trick-or-treaters.
  • Trick-or-treaters should wear bright, reflective clothing or reflective tape/patches should be added to their costumes. They should carry a bright flashlight to improve visibility.
  • Adults should accompany children. Only go to homes you know and that have the porch light on.
  • Check all trick-or-treat items for signs of tampering before you allow your children to eat them. Toys or novelty items should be inspected to determine wh
    '/>"/>

Copyright©2007 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Alerts for safety of heart device
2. Surgery a safety in senility
3. Surgery a safety in senility
4. Surgery a safety in senility
5. New standards for Human Research Safety
6. Safety of soy under suspicion
7. The Safety Of Prenatal Ultrasounds Questioned
8. Report on the Safety and Effectiveness of Melatonin supplements
9. Monitoring Drug Safety
10. Testosterone patch for women Rejected For safety Reasons
11. Law ensuring safety and quality of Herbal drugs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... Naples, Florida (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... this holiday season, the gift of health and vitality. ... is offering its three top-selling anti-aging formulas in special ... with free rush delivery. , Each bottle contains ... digestion, areas that don't work as well as we ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 Xarelto Lawsuit News : ... judges has granted a request to centralize pending and ... Court, Eastern District of Louisiana. The U.S. Judicial Panel ... 12 to transfer over 50 Xarelto cases–21 lawsuits and ... Louisiana court for consolidation under U.S. District Judge Eldon ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... December 22, 2014 Christmas is days away, ... a fast and easy solution that will please: the ... be purchased from from $25 up to $350," says Kathy ... customer satisfaction and a wide array of skin care products ... and no expiration dates. , Gift delivery past shipping ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... The NLN’s 2015 Leadership ... this month. Faculty have been selected through competitive ... fast-tracked for administrative leadership roles within their academic ... Simulation Educators, featuring a curriculum uniquely devised for ... , Twenty nurse educators were chosen for ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Recently, BambooFlooringChina.com, a famous bamboo lumber supplier, has ... and launched a bamboo flooring promotion with great discounts, ... 30, 2015. , According to the CEO of the ... available today; it has a highly distinctive grain with ... woven bamboo is made by a unique manufacturing process ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:You Still Have Time to Give the Gift of Health and Vitality to a Mature Loved One 2Health News:Panel Orders Xarelto Lawsuits Consolidated Into Multi-District Litigation Reports Alonso Krangle LLP 2Health News:Panel Orders Xarelto Lawsuits Consolidated Into Multi-District Litigation Reports Alonso Krangle LLP 3Health News:Panel Orders Xarelto Lawsuits Consolidated Into Multi-District Litigation Reports Alonso Krangle LLP 4Health News:NLN Leadership Institute Announces 2015 Cohorts 2Health News:NLN Leadership Institute Announces 2015 Cohorts 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com Announced Its Durable Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring Collection 2
... governing the private educational institutions in the state in ... cabinet decided to adopt the new rules for the ... said here. ,The school managements will now ... prescribed and timely salaries to teaching and non-teaching staff ...
... drink and the sparkle of many a party. That apart, wine ... a health drink, known to sustain cardiovascular// health and keep age ... health, it is cheers to a copious flow of health benefits. ... wine is considered sacrosanct, alluding to the blood of Christ, which ...
... Chapel Hill suggested that low LDL values can increase ... for low density lipoprotein; the low values of LDL ... been made between LDL and cardiovascular diseases, smoking and ... a lower occurrence of heart attack and stroke than ...
... “trans fat” leaves a bad taste in the mouths ... for health, but// scientists at the University of Arkansas ... by juggling the molecular structure of soy oil. ... student Vishal Jain produced soy oil rich in conjugated ...
... are the best ways to prevent the most common types ... paediatricians.// ,Kidney stones are rarely a serious condition, ... infections. Signs and symptoms of kidney stones include intense pain ... painful urination, blood in the urine and/or cloudy urine, urinary ...
... progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) according to a study ... is one// in a group of related steroid hormones ... published in the December 20 issue of The Journal ... testosterone loss and AD, which affects 4.5 million Americans. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Celebrating Christmas With Wine – The Elixir of the God 2Health News:Celebrating Christmas With Wine – The Elixir of the God 3Health News:Low LDL Levels Lead to Parkinson's Disease 2Health News:Healthy Potato Chips: A Trans Fat Oil With Health Benefits 2Health News:Drinking Plenty of Water may Prevent Kidney Stones 2Health News:Increase Testosterone Levels To Slow Down Alzheimer’ 2
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014  Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. ... for the treatment of chronic pain, announced today ... dosed in a pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic study with ... neuropathic pain. Racemic methadone is a ... pain states and substitution therapy in opioid addiction.  ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Pa. , Dec. 19, 2014 You,re ... routine checkup and cleaning when he or she says ... you,ve probably heard before, you may have several questions ... You,ll be relieved to know it,s nothing to worry ... answer patients, questions and alleviate any anxiety the public ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 19, 2014 In ... research and marketing communication tools are essential for ... competitive – consequently consumers, desires, preferences, and unmet ... environment, market research groups across all industries are ... communication tools. However, the adoption of new market ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Relmada Therapeutics Doses First Cohort of Subjects in Human Clinical Trial of d-Methadone 2Relmada Therapeutics Doses First Cohort of Subjects in Human Clinical Trial of d-Methadone 3Root Canals Have Become More Routine 2Study Uncovers New Tools and Techniques for Understanding Consumer Decision Making 2
... SHENZHEN, China, July 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Benefited by ... care products, more and more people are inclined to ... and for their families as an indispensable device to ... future, several trends will be followed. Customer,s needs and ...
... RNL Natural Co., Ltd, a leading biotech company specialized ... Ltd., introduced on June 22, 2011 a new method of ... breath VOCs (volatile organic compounds, a predictor of breast cancer). ... women diagnosed with breast cancer and 35 healthy women not ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Free Delivery on All Health Care Products 2A Simple Way to Detect Breast Cancer at 'Stage 0' Discovered 2
Prolactin EIA Reproductive Markers 025-BC-1037...
LH EIA Reproductive Markers 025-BC-1031 Luteinizing Hormone...
... follows the basic principle of a competitive ... an unlabeled antigen and an labelled antigen ... a specific antiserum . The amount of ... to the antibody is inversely proportional to ...
... (5-Androstene-3-0L-17-one,Androstenolone, Dehydroisoandrosterone,Transdehydroandrosterone, DHEA) is a ... mostly in its,sulfate form (DHEA-S). ... based on the competition principle ... amount of DHEA-S present in ...
Medicine Products: