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Join HealthDay for a Twitter Chat on Halloween safety

MONDAY, Oct. 28. (HealthDay News) -- Do you have questions about Halloween safety, including street smarts and sweet smarts? Tomorrow, Tues. Oct. 29, HealthDay's chief medical officer, Dr. Cindy Haines, along with experts from Mayo Clinic, Seattle Children's Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Baylor Scott & White Health, will discuss Halloween safety in a Twitter Chat.

The #HalloweenChat will answer your questions about how to make this holiday fun for children with health concerns such as allergies, diabetes and disabilities. Emergency room physicians will discuss costume safety, typical Halloween accidents seen in the ER and how to avoid them. We will also provide helpful resources and tips for a safe Halloween. You're invited to join the conversation and ask the experts your questions!

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET

Hashtag: #HalloweenChat

Participants: @DrCindyHaines, @MayoClinic, @nhanson22, @Seattlechildren, @SeattleMamaDoc, @PediatricPulse, @ClevelandClinic, @AmerAcadPeds, @SWHealthcare and @Dr_Steve_Ponder

Host: @HealthDayEditor, @BrophyMarcus

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