Abdominal Pain
    April 10, 2001
    Abdominal Pain

    Dr. Greene’s Answer: Having the belly fill up with stool is more common than most people think. Usually these kids get trapped in something I call the D3 cycle (discomfort - dread - delay). Children…

    Surprising uses and Benefits of Yogurt
    November 7, 2000
    Surprising Uses & Benefits of Yogurt

    Dr. Greene's Answer: One of those ideas is true and one is not, but the larger truth about yogurt may surprise you! In school, my daughter is studying the diversity of ecosystems from the Great Barrie…

    Yogurt and Yeast Infections
    November 7, 2000
    Yogurt and Yeast Infections

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Although yogurt has been offered as a remedy for vaginal yeast infections for decades, the jury is out on whether it is truly effective. The published studies in this area are inc…

    Fast Facts about Yogurt and Beneficial Bacteria
    November 7, 2000
    Fast Facts about Yogurt and Beneficial Bacteria

    The opposite of antibiotics are probiotics - a term coined in 1965 to describe substances that favor the growth of beneficial microorganisms in the body. (more…)…

    Could a rise in cases of Pyloric stenosis be linked to erythromycin?
    February 2, 2000
    Could a rise in cases of Pyloric stenosis be linked to erythromycin?

    Spitting up is common in babies, but a few infants can hardly keep anything down. When the valve at the bottom of the stomach gets too tight, we call it pyloric stenosis, a condition that affects abou…

    What is Rotavirus
    July 23, 1999
    What is Rotavirus?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Rotavirus refers to a group of viruses that cause vomiting and diarrhea when they infect the small intestine. Rotaviruses are a global problem. They are the leading cause of both …

    Fast Facts about Rotaviruses
    July 23, 1999
    Fast Facts about Rotaviruses

    Rotaviruses are the leading cause of both routine vomiting and diarrheal illnesses and of severe, life-threatening diarrhea in every country in the world. Click here to read more about rotaviruses. (m…

    Bacterial Meningitis
    March 30, 1998
    Bacterial Meningitis

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Neal, even just hearing about the gaping wound of having your precious son so rudely wrenched from your life creates a deep ache in me and in many parents who will read this. How …