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

Related concepts: Childhood glaucoma, Infantile glaucoma, Juvenile glaucoma, Primary glaucoma, Secondary glaucoma Introduction to glaucoma: Most of us think of the inside of the eyeball as a quiet pool...

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

Introduction to astigmatism: Children with significant astigmatism have to work harder to see well. This can lead to eyestrain, fatigue, and even headaches. What is astigmatism? Rays of light...

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Baked potatoes with plant-based toppings for a plant based, gluten-free Super Bowl buffet copyright 2015

Super Bowl Party Food!

Score big on flavor with a baked potato bar for your Super Bowl party. Let your guests load up baked white potatoes and sweet potatoes with robust toppings. Focus...

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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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Skin to Skin Contact with Your Premature Baby

When you find out you’re pregnant, the last thing you want to do is plan for a less than ideal birth. You want to share 40 weeks of blissful...

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Healthy After-Sports Snacks for a Winning Athletic Program

Feed your hungry young athletes nourishing, plant-powered snacks that welcome everyone and help them get ready for the next game. This Fiesta Bowl centers around gluten-free corn chips for...

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Fruitful School Fund-Raising at your Parents’ Concession Stand

Raise spirits and funds by using fruit’s natural beauty and flavor at your school concession stand. Delicious treats made from vegetables, fruits, nuts, and whole grains are thrifty. Educate...

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Does my child have a concussion?

A concussion is an injury to the brain caused by a blow to the head (or to another part of the body that jolts the head). Two members of...

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Moms’ Guilt-Free, AYCE Lunch Buffet

Put together an easy, fun lunch for moms with a plant-powered salad buffet. No one needs to leave hungry because all the food avoids empty calories and dietary concerns....

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What Are Mongolian Spots

What are Mongolian Spots?

My daughter was born with a birthmark on her buttocks. The doctor said it is called a "Mongolian spot". Could you provide information on Mongolian spots, such as...

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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 careā€”from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely.