How to Have a Happy (and Safe!) Halloween


Cooler air, falling leaves, pumpkins, candy and parties—Halloween is a great opportunity for the whole family to have fun together. But just like any major holiday, a number of things can occur and send the whole evening downhill, whether it’s a scraped knee, a stomach ache from too much candy or having someone separated from […]

Trick or Treating Tips: Accommodating Children with Food Allergies


For a holiday that is supposed to be all about fun, costumes and treats, Halloween can be big concern for parents with food-allergic children. Over the past 10 years, we’ve seen a significant increase of children with food allergies. Couple that with ever increasing exposure to candy that contain common allergens like nuts, milk and […]

About Dr. Theron McCormick

Theron McCormick, MD is a pediatric allergist/immunologist at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. He treats children with seasonal and food allergies and is Board Certified in pediatrics and pediatric allergy and immunology. He has clinics in both Baton Rouge and Gonzales. Click here to learn more about Dr. McCormick.