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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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A bowl of brightly colored children's cereal and soft drink, using artificial food dyes.

Food Dyes: Putting Kids First

Just last week, at another of the kids’ birthday parties one (apparently) must attend as the parent of a kindergartener, I found myself once more huddled in a corner,...

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Solving Night Terrors Lickety-split

We’ve come upon a great solution for night terrors in my house (OK, my wife actually came up with it :) that worked with our son and thousands of...

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Preventing Colds, Flus, and Infections2

Preventing Colds, Flus, and Infections

My son is in daycare and seems to pick up everything that anyone gets -- colds, flu, ear infections -- you name it. And then he brings it...

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Pop Culture: Watch for Its Influences on Your Health Habits

Pop culture plays an interesting role on our psychological behavior, especially when it comes to the choices that we make. Popular clothing and hairstyles sported by celebrities suddenly become...

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Young girl giving her teddy bear an injection. Seven Tips to Teach Kids to Play a Key Role in Their Own Health Care.

7 Tips to Teach Kids to Play a Key Role in Their Own Health Care

One of the most important skills kids can learn is how to take care of themselves. This goes well beyond growing up to be able to function in an...

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Juggling the Needs of Healthy and Ill Children

Serious pediatric illness disrupts much more than the health of one person. It impacts family dynamics, emotional resilience, daily routines, and finances. My picture book, Daniel and His Starry...

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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.