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6 On Health - What to do with all that Halloween candy?

KFDM News - For children (and some adults), Halloween is one of the most exciting nights of the year.

But as a parent, how do you monitor how much candy your child eats in the days and weeks ahead.?

Learn more in Thursday night's Six on Health Report.



6 On Health - What to do with all that Halloween candy?

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