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Dr Alan Greene speaking about Babies' development and the role of food.

Babies’ Development and the Role of Food

Babies’ development from conception to age three is mind-boggling. Newborns resting in their parents arms are not very mobile and don’t have much to say. By the time they’re...

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Pediatricians’ Trick-or-Treat Bags

Each year thousands of pediatricians gather for a national conference to catch up on the latest science and with each other. There’s also a huge exhibit hall, as in...

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Taken on Cheryl 50th birthday -- 
 a day she was told she'd never see.

My Breast Cancer Story: Let’s Start at the End

On September 8, 2009 I went to my doctor for my annual physical. I’m very diligent about getting my regular checkup because I have a history… On March 22,...

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Mosaic of a hamburger using only pills to illustrate the antibiotic scorecard.

Antibiotic Scorecard: 1 Easy Way to Change the World for Your Child

Your choice of chain restaurants could help make a profound difference. Thanks to the help of some impressive organizations, we now have an antibiotic Scorecard to help us along...

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Young boy with swollen forehead after a fall

When to Call the Doctor after your Child Hits His Head

When we hear the awful thud of a child’s head, our breath catches. A prompt cry after the injury is reassuring. It is normal to feel sleepy after a...

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What is micropenis?

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Heart Disease Begins in Childhood - photo by Bruce Tuten

Heart Disease Begins in Childhood

With summer quickly approaching, parents are taking measures to ensure that their kids will have happy, healthy holidays. Sunscreen will be sprayed, life vests secured, and helmets buckled. But...

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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.