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Every Parent Whose Child Has Asthma Should Hear

Every Parent Whose Child Has Asthma Should Hear

A simple flu shot for every child with asthma could prevent 100,000 hospitalizations this year in the U.S. alone, according to an analysis by the American Lung Association released...

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Are You Concerned with Food Safety?

Are You Concerned with Food Safety?

The more I study kids, the more I study health, and the more I study the environment, the more I become convinced that how we produce food is central...

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Young boy demonstrating asthma inhaler use.

Inhaler Use for Asthma: A key to successful treatment

My son has a moderate allergy condition. His doctor has given him two inhalers to use. The first is called Intal and he is to use it three...

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Navigating Food Additives

Navigating Food Additives

You may not remember the time before food labels that actually disclosed what was in your food. Believe me, the labels we have now are a huge step forward....

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3 year old with chronic allergies and asthma

Chronic Allergies and Asthma

My 3 year old son has rhinitis allergies and cough variant asthma. He currently takes singulair, allegra 2x daily, pulmicort 2 x daily, and xopenex as needed. With...

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Asthma

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

Introduction to asthma: Asthma is one of the most common disorders affecting children. As many as 10 percent of children have some degree of asthma, and the number has been...

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Mild, Moderate and Severe Asthma: Signs and Symptoms

Mild, Moderate & Severe Asthma: Signs and Symptoms

If you think your child has asthma, the first step is to visit your healthcare practitioner for tests and recommendations (and click here to sign up for the Asthma...

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Asthma Signs

Asthma Signs

Is it possible for a child to have asthma without wheezing? My 4-year-old coughs a lot during exercise. He does have nasal allergies and his dad has asthma.

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Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies and House Dust Mites

Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies and House Dust Mites

House dust mites contribute to allergies and asthma. They are tiny creatures that live in pillows and mattresses, carpets, and couches – quietly eating dead skin cells and hair. And...

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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.