Today's Pediatric Perspectives

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Sugar Is Now Considered A Drug (So Just How Much Are You Dosing Yourself Or Your Kids)

Is sugar really a drug? Can we actually be addicted to it? Are you? And how about your kids? Those are frightening thoughts. There are a lot of people...

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Little boy, sneezing and blowing his nose outdoor on a sunny winter day, sitting on a bench. Natural herbs for children can help keep kids healthy in winter.

Natural Herbs To Keep Your Child Healthy Through The Winter Months

We all know the basics: Wash your hands, stay warm, and stay away from crowds when possible. But for those parents who want to do the most they can...

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8 Struggle-Free Tips to Brush Your Child’s Teeth

What is it about brushing before bed that makes kids totally hyper? Our kids would suddenly start bouncing off the walls when it was time to brush their teeth....

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You Can Hate to Cook and Still Love Family Dinner

Of course, it’s food that gets everyone to the table, but isn’t it the conversation and the stories that keeps us there? The many documented benefits of family dinners...

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5 Ways to Know If Your Parenting Style Strikes The Right Balance

When my husband and I had our first child, we had decided that our parenting style won’t be typical; we wanted it to be friendly. My husband wanted to...

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Penis Size During Puberty

Background When babies are born, “It’s a girl” or “It’s a boy” used to be the things parents were waiting to hear from the doctor or mid-wife. Now, parents...

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The Organic Movement Report

The Organic Movement Report

The Washington Post released a report today titled, The Organic Movement. The Post looked at current research, and interviewed organic farmers and other organic leaders for their insights. I...

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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.