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As many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers guidelines for a safer Halloween this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The following is a list of activities rated by the CDC by risk level.

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While masks have been part of lives for the past several months due to COVID-19, the use of decorative, ornate masks are not just for Halloween. Culturally, masks have been used in theater, storytelling, hunting and more.

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It’s autumn and the leaves are changing colors. Despite how beautiful the colors may be, it is only a matter of time before they begin their downward spiral, fluttering to the ground to become a nuisance in the yard.

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Halloween is a time when vampires, zombies, Marvel characters and little fairies seek out colorful bags filled with goodies. The problem is the seeking part might be missing this year as the COVID-19 pandemic limits the travel portion of trick-or-treating.

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According to grandparentsday.org, COVID-19 may put a different slant on celebrating Grandparents Day Sunday, Sept. 13, as many grandparents are in the age range that could be in jeopardy due to the virus.

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Getting older isn’t easy as aging may present a myriad of issues that mean decisions need to be made. The following are tips provided by experts to help people age gracefully and without breaking the bank.

Many parents recall being tested for head lice at the beginning of each school year when they were children. While those tests might be fresh on the minds of parents as they prepare to send their children back to school, moms and dads may not know much about head lice and the threat lice pos…