MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — It is the season for creative costumes and trick-or-treating, and local health officials want to make sure everyone is safe this Halloween. 

Steven Miller, MD, trauma surgeon from USA Health University Hospital, joined WKRG to share tips to having a safe Halloween.

Dr. Miller answers the following questions in the video above:

  • What are some of the most common injuries that you see related to halloween?
  • What do you recommend for a safe costume?
  • What should parents look for when it comes to trick-or-treat candy?
  • What are some tips for people who are having festivities that do not involve trick-or-treating?