Tag: Disney

Measles Outbreak linked to Disneyland Parks (Q&A)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney theme parks in Orange County during the winter holiday. The highly contagious respiratory illness was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, but health officials have seen a surge of measles infections in the country in recent years. A question-and-answer look at the latest measles outbreak, how the disease spreads and how it can be stopped: — Q: How many people have been sickened with measles in connection with the Disney outbreak? A: Health officials have identified 39 people...

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Easy, Safe and Eco-Friendly Halloween Costumes for Kids

Halloween is one of the most thrilling days of the year for young children. And of course, the main focus of all the excitement is choosing a really fantastic outfit to dress up in. As a parent, you’d like to make sure that Halloween costumes will look great and be easy to assemble, without endangering either your offspring or the environment. Repurposed Gear The simplest way to create a costume is by shopping your children’s closets — or your own — to find repurposable gear. EXAMPLE: a pint-sized pirate outfit can be put together in minutes using: * Mommy’s...

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