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Featured: Dangerous holiday habits are common in many U.S. homes

Shriners Hospitals for Children survey reveals many Americans do not follow key safety tips, increasing the risk of fires and burns

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Taming the Tantrum: Tips to head off those terrible, often public, meltdowns

If an outburst happens, don’t get sucked into acquiescing or pleading. Read More →

Straight talk: The changing world of orthodontia

Braces and retainers have long been a symbol of the adolescent years. But when does a child really need to begin seeing an orthodontist? Read More →

How to talk to children about tragedies and other news events

Most children will have heard something, no matter how old they are. Read More →

New guidelines to prevent spread of infectious disease in youth sports

About 10 to 15 percent of injuries that force college-level athletes to take time off from playing a sport are due to infectious disease. Read More →

2017 Big Book of Health

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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Your teen wants a tattoo or body piercing? AAP publishes first recommendations

Now that tattoos and piercings have become a mainstream phenomenon, physicians may expect questions and concerns from teens and parents Read More →

How to get kids on a proper sleep schedule

Children ages 6 through 12 need an average of 10.5 hours of sleep a night and teenagers need an average of nine hours. Read More →

Stroke in pregnant women three times higher than in non-pregnant women: study

The highest risk occurs during the periods just before or following birth. Read More →

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Mon 20

Miracle of Christmas — Live on Stage

November 3, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Mon 20

hoopla for Digital Media

November 7 @ 8:00 am - December 21 @ 5:00 pm
Mon 20

A Christmas Story – The Musical

November 14, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Mon 20

‘A Storybook Christmas’ at Mechanicsburg Museum

November 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - January 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Mon 20

Childbirth Class Series

November 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Don't miss our latest Holiday Festivities 2017 stories
The Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and more! Holiday shows in Central PA 2017 See All Stories →