Little girl eating a bowl of yogurt and blueberries. Both are brain-boosting foods.

12 Brain-Boosting Foods for Kids

The brain needs a plethora of nutrients to remain healthy and function properly. Well-balanced nutrition is particularly important for the developing brain of children. Parents have an amazing opportunity...

Treating Pinworms

Treating Pinworms

I have 3 children. In the last 2 years the same child has been infected with pinworms 3 times. We belong to a family medicine group. The first...

Children can be perfect wedding guests.

Children, Weddings & Proper Etiquette: How to help your child be the “perfect wedding guest”

A wedding is an exciting event for not only the bride and groom, but for their guests as well. However, if you are a parent who has been invited...

The First Purple Day

Purple Day is a Shining Example of How WE Can Change Health Care

  My friend, 10-year-old Cassidy Megan, has epilepsy. A couple of years ago, Cassidy was afraid to tell people because she thought they would make fun of her. Then...

Healthy Eating, Part V - Good news for vegetable haters everywhere!

Healthy Eating, Part V – Good news for vegetable haters everywhere!

Given the opportunity, starting your baby off with good eating habits is a great way to go. Even if it’s too late for that now, an important lesson from...

Allergy Medication

If a child has cold symptoms that go on and on, is it really allergies? Or is it just one long cold? Or several colds, back-to-back? This is...

Baby looking into the camera. Does she have swollen lymph nodes?

Swollen Lymph Nodes: Normal, infection or malignancy?

Dr. Greene, our 7 month old daughter Elise has had swollen lymph nodes in the back of her neck and head for about 3 months. They said that...

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Books by Dr. Alan Greene

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 careā€”from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely.