Today's Pediatric Perspectives

ADHD and Snoring

ADHD and Snoring

Aren’t they angels when they sleep? But sometimes troublesome behavior during the day is caused by what happens each night during sleep. If your child seems to have ADHD...

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AAP Guidelines for Diagnosing ADHD

AAP Guidelines for Diagnosing ADHD

Too often, difficult children are incorrectly labeled with ADHD. On the other hand, many children who do have ADHD remain undiagnosed. And in either case, related learning disabilities or...

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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...

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Treatment Strategies for ADHD

Treatment Strategies for ADHD

The National Institute of Mental Health has conducted a study comparing 4 different treatment options for children with a confirmed diagnosis of ADHD. Hundreds of children were involved at...

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School Start Times

School Start Times

In most school districts across the United States, the buses begin rounding up high school students very early in the morning and then make a later trip for the...

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Snoring, Memory, Attention, and Learning

Snoring, Memory, Attention, and Learning

Would you rather your kindergarten-age child had blood lead levels 3 times the safe limit (like children living next to a lead smelters – double the level of most...

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Thumb Sucking

Thumb-sucking: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to thumb sucking: When Jacques Cousteau first took cameras under water, he opened up an enchanted new world for us to see. When ultrasound was first turned toward...

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Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical Hernia A-to-Z Guide: Overview, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Related concepts: Bellybutton Bulge Introduction to umbilical hernia: When parents come to me about an umbilical hernia, their concern is both about the word “hernia” and about the appearance...

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Mothers: Smarter, Calmer, Braver

Mothers: Smarter, Calmer, Braver

When the grape juice spills on the carpet, and the baby is crying, and you haven’t slept well for a week it may seem like motherhood leads to stress....

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Baby Acne

Baby Acne: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Related concepts: Pimples Introduction to baby acne: To many parents’ dismay, their beautiful newborn’s face breaks out with red bumps at around 3 to 4 weeks of age. This...

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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.