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Featured: Race against Lyme: The tick-borne illness has run amok in Central Pa.

In 2016, Pennsylvania accounted for 12,092 cases of Lyme disease, more than a third of the country’s total.

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Concussion concerns influence whether parents allow children to play sports

You don't need to get knocked out or lose consciousness to have a concussion—nor do you need to get hit in the head. Read More →

AAP raises awareness of unique needs of children raised by relatives

Families providing kinship care face significant hardships. Read More →

The autism landscape in Central Pennsylvania

Central Penn Parent brings leaders in the field of autism support services come together for an insightful conversation addressing a wide range of issues affecting those with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Read More →

Baby carriers, cribs and strollers contribute to increased childhood injury rate

The most common nursery products associated with injury were baby carriers. Read More →

Philadelphia Girls Choir and Red Land Little League U.S. Champ Cole Wagner to headline `PA Blue Ribbon Champ ’ Rally For Kids

April 5 event at State Capitol honors Champions for Kids and features tributes to children harmed and lost to child abuse in Pennsylvania. 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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Eating Disorders: How to spot them, and what to do next

If a child receives treatment, especially early on, the chances of a full recovery are very good. Read More →

New treatment offers relief to children with frequent migraine headaches

Researchers say the interventional radiology method is safe and effective within minutes, with no complications. Read More →

The Healing Power of Pets: How some four-legged friends ease pain and inspire confidence

Central Pa. is fortunate to have numerous therapy animal organizations and programs that provide children extra comfort and confidence. Read More →

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Tue 25

Caring for Communities Earth Month Celebration

April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Native Americans Along the Susquehanna

April 3 @ 10:00 am - May 31 @ 2:00 pm
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Dinosaurs Come to Life

April 22 - October 29
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