Safer pumpkin carving this Halloween

October 27, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Halloween means costumes, candy, and pumpkin carving. But unfortunately, pumpkin carving can be frighteningly dangerous. Every year it lands some families in the emergency room. According to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, Halloween is among the top holidays producing the most emergency room visits for kids, partly due to finger and hand injuries.