Healthcare Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Health Related Apps for Parents

    Health Related Apps for Parents

    Any parent of multiple children can tell you that keeping track of their family’s medical history can be a challenge!  Every time I am asked for a child’s birthdate, I have to pause and think, let alone their most recent weight and height! 

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  • HealthTap: From 1 Doctor Answering Questions Online to >10,000 - All in One Place

    HealthTap: From 1 Doctor Answering Questions Online to >10,000 – All in One Place

    When we started here at DrGreene.com there was just one doc answering questions online. As the years have gone by the amount of health information (all information) has exploded. But even so, there haven’t been all that many docs answering questions online. Until recently…

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  • How Doctors Die - It’s Not Like the Rest of Us, But It Should Be

    How Doctors Die – It’s Not Like the Rest of Us, But It Should Be

    Years ago, Charlie, a highly respected orthopedist and a mentor of mine, found a lump in his stomach. He had a surgeon explore the area, and the diagnosis was pancreatic cancer. This surgeon was one of the best in the country.

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    What is Your Pediatrician Reading?

    Medscape Pediatrics, a leading source of medical information for physicians (if not the leading source of info for physicians), has released the Medscape Top 10 for in 2011 – this year’s 10 most important articles, chosen by being the most read articles of the year. ***Spoiler Alert*** This is tremendous news for WhiteOut, our campaign […]

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  • Home is the Heart of Health

    Home is the Heart of Health

    I’m sure that you are familiar with the old saying “mom is the heart of the home”.  But let’s take that one step further and bring it into our health conscience world with the new saying of “home is the heart of health”.  What do I mean by that?

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  • Silly Rabbits, it’s for Kids

    Silly Rabbits, it’s for Kids

    My son was about six when I got off of sugar and wheat. I saw how great it was for me, so I thought, “What if I could do the same for him?” But how do you tell a six year old: No more sugar? So I used Craig’s suggestion. I told my son, “We’re […]

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  • Participatory Medicine in Practice

    Participatory Medicine in Practice

    I was honored to take part in the recent Health 2.0 conference. In the video you’ll meet one of the regular members of our community. Interestingly, I had no idea what she looked like until seeing her onscreen even though we’ve chatted many times about her children and their health.

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  • Healthcare Issues

    Healthcare Issues

    Perspectives from living many places in a few short years – Part 3: A few healthcare issues I have noticed Living the life of a nomad for the past three years has exposed me to several healthcare issues around the US.  Here are two issues I discovered.

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  • Children’s Health Care – The State of Children’s Health Care in the U.S.

    Children’s Health Care – The State of Children’s Health Care in the U.S.

    More than 9 million children lack health insurance and millions more have inadequate coverage. This means one out of every eight children in the U.S. won’t get the correct healthcare. (2) A child’s health impacts every aspect of their life. A healthy child does better in and misses less school, giving them a better chance […]

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  • Blank Slate

    Blank Slate

    The pediatric hospital I worked at was built out of the old residence compound for the Mexican Ambassador. This is not an absurd transition as many of the hospitals, schools, and orphanages in Port Au Prince were transformed from some other structure previously used for a completely different purpose or by a different political regime.

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