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CTs, MRIs, Ultrasounds: Differences, Risk & Benefits

What is a CT Scan? A machine whirs in an arc around a patient, snapping a rapid-fire series of x-rays from different angles. These x-ray snapshots are combined by...

Toddler in a kayak on a beautiful river. He's wearing a life jacket for boating safety.

Rowboats, Kayaks, Canoes, & Sailing: What parents need to know about boating safety

When summer sets in, lots of families head to the beach, lake, pool, and even the pond to cool off and enjoy the fresh waters. There are those who...

Child, kid, diving and swimming in pool underwater, summer or sports theme

Swimmer’s Ear: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to swimmer’s ear: Swimming can be a delight for children and for parents. Although water in the ear from swimming or bathing is not associated with most types...

Summer Time + Math Practice = One Prepared Student

Summertime is an ideal time to reinforce the past grade math concepts and pre-teach upcoming grade math concepts. Dyslexic, ADD, ADHD, struggling or average students can improve their math...

Little girl eating a plate of veggies. Vegetarian diets for children are safe, but pay special attention to some nutrients that may be missing.

What to Know About Vegetarian Diets for Children

For adults, vegetarianism can be a healthy dietary choice. With proper planning, most adults can get the same or better nutrients from a vegetarian diet that they get from...

Eating for Two: A Guide to Mother’s Nutrition during Pregnancy

During pregnancy, every ounce of baby’s growing body after that very first single cell has come from her mother’s own body. The brain, the heart, the muscles are all built...

Padriatric docotr looking into the mouth of school girl, treating tonsil stones.

Treating Tonsil Stones

My daughter has very large tonsils with deep crevices. She has large numbers of small, hard lumps that she scrapes out. Her doctor said they were food particles...

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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.