Measuring the Effect of Ecstasy
    August 21, 2001
    Measuring the Effect of Ecstasy

    I spoke with a health conscious high school student last week who told me that she did not smoke, drink, or use drugs. She mentioned that she did use Ecstasy, but she thought it was so healthy that sh…

    Internet Sexual Solicitation
    June 26, 2001
    Internet Sexual Solicitation

    Talk with your children. Many children who use the Internet are the targets of unwanted sexual advances. According to a study published in the June 20, 2001 issue of The Journal of the American Medica…

    Television Drama Highlights Dangers of Huffing
    November 29, 1999
    Television Drama Highlights Dangers of Huffing

    I've learned that on 11/29/99, the popular television show 7th Heaven (WB, 8:00 to 9:00 p.m., PST) will use drama to teach about huffing, the common, dangerous, and hidden drug abuse epidemic. I urge …

    Physical and Emotional Impact of Schoolyard Bullies
    September 28, 1999
    Physical and Emotional Impact of Schoolyard Bullies

    "You big bully!" We all remember it from childhood. Ranging from teasing and name-calling to physical attacks, bullying happens in nearly every school around the globe. (more…)…

    What Constitutes Sexual Abuse
    April 12, 1996
    What Constitutes Sexual Abuse?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Sexual abuse falls into three different categories: 1) molestation, which is defined as the touching or fondling of the genitals of a child, or asking a child to touch or fondle a…

    Recognizing Sexual Abuse
    April 12, 1996
    Recognizing Sexual Abuse

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Some of the most poignant episodes of my pediatric training were long visits with children victimized by sexual abuse. I vividly remember sitting with tears streaming down my face…