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Breast Lumps in Boys

Dr. Greene, my 12-year-old son has a sore lump directly under his nipple. Could this be puberty related? This lump is tiny and hard and underneath the skin...

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Treating Smashed Fingers

Treating Smashed Fingers

Dr. Greene, my 15-month-old recently got her finger smashed in the door by her 2-year-old sister. I kept an eye on the nail and noticed it got...

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Blocked Tear Duct: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to blocked tear duct: Our eyes are constantly making a protective film of tears to bathe the eyeball. Simple in appearance, tears have a marvelously complex structure. The...

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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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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.