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Bee Stings

Bee Sting Reactions & Treatments

Two weeks ago my 3 year old Luke, weighing 30 lbs, walked past a fallen hive and was attacked by a swarm of angry bees. He sustained 31...

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Bee Venom Allergy Tests

Bee Venom Allergy Tests

Are there any tests available that help predict allergic reactions to bee stings?

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Detecting an Ear Infection

Detecting an Ear Infection

How do you deduce that a child has an ear infection? I had terrible ones as a young thing (my dad smoked a lot), but my mother...

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Honey and Peanuts during Pregnancy?

Honey and Peanuts during Pregnancy?

Is it safe to consume honey while pregnant? Is honey pasteurized or unpasteurized? Does it matter? Also, are peanuts considered safe? Thank you!
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Tired Teen

Teen Fatigue: Causes & Solutions – #LTKH

#LTKH is the hashtag for Let’s Talk Kids’ Health a Tweet Chat hosted by @DrGreene & @MsGreene on Monday evenings at 9 p.m. ET. This is the #Storify transcript from...

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How Vitamins, Sunshine and Antibiotics Have Changed Things for Your Kids

I grew up eating very different food than my children eat. I’m not just talking about different items on the menu, but an apples-to-apples comparison of the same foods...

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How to Get Kids to Love Veggies – #LTKH

Each Monday night we host #LTKH Tweet chat. #LTKH is the hashtag for Let’s Talk Kids’ Health. The format is simple, @DrGreene, @MsGreene or a guest host interviews a guest expert and...

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Adding a Pet to Your Family

You’ve been thinking about adding a pet to your family, but you have questions. What pet is right for us? Is this the right time? How many pets are right...

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Probiotics for Breastfeeding Moms & Babies

I've read a lot about probiotics, but don't know if they're recommended for breastfeeding women. Do you recommend taking probiotics while nursing? How would that impact my baby? Can...

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Cold and Flu Differences

Cold and Flu Differences

I am a physician (an anesthesiologist) and I have continued to try to (silly me) find a really good description of the difference between Flu and Cold. 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.