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Featured: AAP recommends flu shot, but no nasal spray this year

The American Academy of Pediatrics is not recommending the nasal spray form of the flu vaccine for the 2017-17 flu season after studies showed poor effectiveness.

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Soccer-related injuries, especially concussion rates, rise dramatically among U.S. youth players

As U.S. youth soccer participation soared in recent decades, so did the rate of injuries–especially concussions. Read More →

Change in Pa. car seat law begins Aug. 12

You’ve got your child safety seat secured in the car, but is it facing the right direction? Beginning Friday, Aug. […] Read More →

Snyder’s of Hanover pretzels production goes peanut-free

Transition to peanut-free facility makes pretzels safe for kids with peanut allergies and schools with peanut restrictions... Read More →

Eating healthy is the ultimate exercise for young athletes

Eating right and getting proper nutrition are essentially for kids involved in athletics... Read More →

Hot Days Ahead: 9 safety steps for when temperatures soar

The American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania has steps people can follow to stay safe when it’s hot outside... Read More →

Big Book of Health 2016

Central Penn Parent produces a variety of supplements throughout the year, that are of special interest to parents. To browse our supplements online please follow the link below...

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Carlisle family sees life differently after Retinoblastoma diagnosis

After being informed of her son's diagnosis, Marsha and her husband, Josh, had two options: Grieve over the diagnosis or get to work on the solution... Read More →

Summer brings increased risk of ticks and Lyme disease

While it’s a good idea to take precautions year-round, you should be cautious during warmer months when ticks are most active... Read More →

5 ways to exercise as a family

If you feel like your family is spending too much time inside in front of the TV, try these tips to get your family active and exercising again... Read More →

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Pick Your Own Pumpkins

September 10 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 6:00 pm
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Pick Your Own Pumpkins

September 11 @ 8:00 am - November 1 @ 6:00 pm
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September 12 @ 8:00 am - November 2 @ 6:00 pm
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September 13 @ 8:00 am - November 3 @ 6:00 pm
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Pick Your Own Pumpkins

September 14 @ 8:00 am - November 4 @ 6:00 pm