SIDS, The Family Bed, & The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission

SIDS, The Family Bed, & The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission and the JPMA have launched a new national safety campaign urging parents not to ever bring babies to sleep with them, but to...

Viruses and gene guns?

Viruses and Gene Guns?

For those savvy eaters in our nation of 300 million eaters, you might be stunned to learn that according to the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States...

Jaundice & Bilirubin Levels

Jaundice & Bilirubin Levels

Dr. Greene, my 6-week old was diagnosed with breastfed jaundice when her bilirubin was taken at one week old. I am supposed to stop breastfeeding her for 24...


Pinworms: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to pinworms: Although adults often shudder at the thought of pinworms, most kids don’t have this same gut response. In any case, pinworms are mostly harmless and inhabit...

Bee Sting Reactions

Bee Sting Reactions

Can you describe the different kinds of reactions caused by bee stings?

A nurse is giving a elementary age boy a flu shot at the doctor's office. No more flumist.

What happened to FluMist?

Earlier this summer, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC recommended against using nasal flu vaccine (or flumist) for children due to lack of effectiveness. This...


Tanner Staging for Boys and Girls

I’m 12 years old and I’m very concerned about my penis size. Its very small. Am I just a late bloomer. I don’t even know if I have reached...

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Books by Dr. Alan Greene

Feeding Baby Green

Feeding Baby Green: The Earth Friendly Program for Healthy, Safe Nutrition During Pregnancy, Childhood and Beyond

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

This unique guide includes advice on how to transform a baby's eating habits that will positively impact their health & development for the rest of their lives. Dr. Greene has included everything a parent needs to know about creating healthy, nutritious meals that help avoid childhood obesity & prevent childhood disease.

Raising Baby Green

Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care—from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely.