Data in Hand
    July 10, 2013
    Data in Hand

    Note: Dr. Greene works with Scanadu, a participatory medical device company that is currently running an exciting Indiegogo campaign for Scanadu Scout, the first Medical Tricorder. The first generatio…

    Immune Functions of Skin
    November 8, 2011
    Immune Functions of Skin

    This year’s flu strain is making headlines.  While the media debates the effectiveness and safety of the upcoming vaccine for our children, we’d like to add to your toolbox with a few natural app…

    F-Throat Part 2
    March 31, 2010
    F-Throat Part 2

    In the video below I discuss how to treat what I call F-Throat, or a sore throat caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum.  It's an important health topic that you should know about, especially if you or …

    F-Throat Part 1
    March 30, 2010
    F-Throat Part 1

    What I call F-Throat, a sore throat caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum, is a common, important, treatable illness -- but because it doesn't show up on a strep test, it's usually missed. Knowing about…

    Not All Hand Sanitizers Are the Same
    December 4, 2009
    Not All Hand Sanitizers Are the Same

    One of the best ways to keep your toddlers healthy during flu and cold season is to keep their hands clean. A good washing with soap and water is very effective in reducing the spread of contaminants …

    When Should You Go to the Doctor or Emergency Room for the Flu?
    November 13, 2009
    When Should You Go to the Doctor or Emergency Room for the Flu?

    540 children in the US have died so far this year from known or suspected H1N1 flu. This tragic number is more than six times higher than in an entire typical flu year, and the current flu season may …

    Can Changing Our Buying Habits Reduce the Risk of Another Pandemic Flu?
    October 19, 2009
    Can Changing Our Buying Habits Reduce the Risk of Another Pandemic Flu?

    Even though the flu is less dangerous than many think and the flu vaccine less dangerous than many think, factory farming of animals may continue to promote the creation of serious viruses and bacteri…

    Feeling Congested-Tired-Feverish
    October 8, 2009
    Feeling congested? Tired? Feverish? Is it a just a cold or is it flu?

    How can you tell the difference between cold and flu? I recorded this video with A.D.A.M. to give you information that will help you determine the difference between the two. How do you know if you ha…

    Should you get the flu vaccine?
    September 10, 2009
    Should you get the flu vaccine?

    We've all been hearing about the worst case scenarios regarding the H1N1 flu, otherwise known as the swine flu. We don't know how bad H1N1 will be this fall, but it looks like it could be several time…

    Pregnancy and H1N1 Flu
    August 3, 2009
    Pregnancy and H1N1 Flu

    If you think you may get pregnant in the next year, this may be the most important year to get a flu shot – and an H1N1 flu shot, when it becomes available. When pregnant, it’s generally best to a…

    Where’s the Cold Virus?
    October 29, 2008
    Where’s the Cold Virus?

    Think twice before picking up that remote if someone in your home has a cold! Researchers from the University of Virginia, armed with DNA swabs, did a CSI-like evidence hunt in the homes of 30 people …

    Cold Medicine for Your Kids
    October 22, 2008
    Cold Medicine for Your Kids

    Last year an advisory panel of independent experts convened by the FDA recommended that the FDA ban popular over-the-counter oral decongestants, antihistamines and cough suppressants for children unde…

    Awash in Cold Medicines
    August 28, 2008
    Awash in Cold Medicines

    Question: Who took cough and cold medicines the most? Answer: Kids aged 2 through 5 years – the very group for whom the FDA expert panel voted to ban them last year (although the FDA has not done th…

    Cough and Cold Medicines
    October 11, 2007
    Cough and Cold Medicines

    None of us want to see children feel miserable – for their sakes or for ours. We want remedies when they feel sick. In light of this, I am pleased with the decision of major pharmaceutical companies…

    Mild Flu Year?!?
    October 19, 2004
    Mild Flu Year?!?

    It's too soon to say for sure, but early signs suggest that this year may be a mild flu season in the United States - despite the fear frenzy the flu vaccine shortage has fueled. Here's the first clue…

    Mercury Free versus No Added Mercury
    September 27, 2004
    Mercury Free versus No Added Mercury

    A concerned father recently contacted me about the no-added-mercury flu vaccine. He had called the manufacturers who admitted that there were still trace amounts of mercury in the vaccine. He wanted t…

    No-Mercury-Added Flu Vaccines
    June 23, 2004
    No-Mercury-Added Flu Vaccines

    More children than ever before are expected to get the flu vaccine for the 2004-2005 flu season, both because of new recommendations and because last year's rough flu season still lingers in many peop…

    Avian Flu
    January 15, 2004
    Avian Flu

    The flu epidemic appears to be winding down in the United States, having killed 93 children between October 2003 and January 6, 2004. About a third of these kids had another underlying medical conditi…

    Echinacea and Colds in Children
    December 9, 2003
    Echinacea and Colds in Children

    In the U.S., more than $300 million are spent each year on echinacea, mostly in an attempt to treat and prevent the common cold. Colds are especially common in children, who average 3 to 8 colds a yea…

    Cough Season
    September 11, 2003
    Cough Season

    We all want to help a coughing child. But a big difference looms between what should happen and what does happen when kids have bronchitis and other cough illnesses. Even though overall antibiotic use…