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Peanut Allergy

Peanut Allergy: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Related concepts: Nut allergy, Life-threatening food allergies Introduction to peanut allergies: A child eats every few hours to take in the fuel that he needs for energy, growth, and...

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Baby drooling from teething

Teething: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment

Related concepts: Primary teeth eruption, Dental conditions. Introduction to teething: No topic has gone through wider swings in medical opinion than teething. A little more than a century ago,...

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Spina Bifida

Spina Bifida: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Related concepts: Anencephaly, Encephalocele, Myelomeningocele, Neural tube defects Introduction to spina bifida: Before many women even realize that they are pregnant, their unborn baby’s neural tube has formed and...

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Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Related concepts: Heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat prostration Introduction to heat stroke: Whether it’s a baby at the beach on a hot day, a toddler left in a sweltering...

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Giardia Lamblia

Giardia Lamblia: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Related concepts: Giardiasis Introduction to giardia lamblia: What do mountain streams and day-care centers have in common? They are both places where kids can catch Giardia. What is giardia...

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Dehydration

Dehydration: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to dehydration: When children have vomiting or diarrhea, their biggest risk is often from fluid loss. The same can be true when children have fevers or respiratory infections....

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Appendicitis: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Related concepts: Acute appendicitis Introduction to appendicitis: Appendicitis is the most common cause of emergency abdominal surgery in children. What is appendicitis? The appendix is a small, hollow, worm-shaped...

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Constipation

Constipation: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to constipation: As long as your child is in diapers, every single bowel movement will be right there for you to see when her diaper is changed. During...

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Exhausted Mother and Baby

Anorectal Malformations: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Related Concepts: Anal stenosis, Imperforate anus, Recto-urethral fistula, Rectovesical fistula. Introduction to anorectal malformations: Very early in development, the urinary tract, rectum, and anus are all part of the...

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Fast Facts about Ear Infections

Fast Facts about Ear Infections

Since ear infections are the most common diagnosis in pediatrics, it is worthwhile for a parent to learn to become a Sherlock Holmes — able to notice the clues...

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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.