Guest Posts

    Our invited Guest Bloggers share their Perspective on children's health and parenting. Their view point may be different than Dr. Greene's, but each guest has a valuable view point. Well worth reading!

    Dealing With All The "Stuff" The Great Depression Generation Leaves Behind
    By: Julie Hall August 25, 2008 0 Comments
    Dealing With All The “Stuff” The Great Depression Generation Leaves Behind

    Seventy-eight million Boomers are either going through it, getting ready to go through it, or are paralyzed by it. When loved ones pass away or an elderly family member is infirm, it is an extremely s…

    Making Every Day A Workout
    By: Lisa Druxman August 19, 2008 0 Comments
    Making Every Day A Workout

    No time to workout now that you’re a mom? Try turning every day activities in to a workout. Let me show you how to fit fitness in to your life!…

    Mama Wants Her Abs Back
    By: Lisa Druxman August 18, 2008 0 Comments
    Mama Wants Her Abs Back

    “Please help me get my abs back”. This is the number one request that we hear at Stroller Strides. While we try to take the pressure off and tell you that it took nine months to put the weight on …

    Tips for buying Non-GMO
    By: Jeffrey M Smith August 15, 2008 0 Comments
    Tips for buying Non-GMO

    TIP #1: BUY ORGANIC There are four types of organic labels: 100% ORGANIC: All ingredients are organic. ORGANIC: At least 95% of ingredients are organic. The other 5% must still be non-GMO.…

    GM food supplement caused deadly epidemic
    By: Jeffrey M Smith August 14, 2008 0 Comments
    GM food supplement caused deadly epidemic

    In the 1980s, a contaminated brand of a food supplement called L-tryptophan killed about 100 Americans and caused sickness and disability in another 5,000-10,000 people. The source of contaminants was…

    GM diets may cause organ damage and disease
    By: Jeffrey M Smith August 13, 2008 0 Comments
    GM diets may cause organ damage and disease

    The liver processes toxins; its state can reveal toxins in the diet. Liver cells of mice fed GM “Roundup Ready” soybeans had structural changes, which, according to molecular geneticist Michael An…

    GM foods on the market may cause allergies
    By: Jeffrey M Smith August 12, 2008 0 Comments
    GM foods on the market may cause allergies

    The primary reason companies genetically engineer plants is to make them tolerant to their brand of herbicide. The four major GM plants, soy, corn, canola, and cotton, are designed to survive an other…

    Genetically Modified (GM) Foods
    By: Jeffrey M Smith August 11, 2008 0 Comments
    Genetically Modified (GM) Foods

    Beginning in 1996, genes from bacteria and viruses have been forced into the DNA of soy, corn, cotton, and canola plants, which are used for food. Rhetoric from the US government proclaims that these …

    Marshalling your resources, and a parting thought
    By: e-Patient Dave August 8, 2008 0 Comments
    Marshalling your resources, and a parting thought

    When you’re facing a harsh disease, use every tool at your disposal. Cancer brings a hefty load of communication. Set up a support community…

    The importance of your attitude and feelings
    By: e-Patient Dave August 7, 2008 0 Comments
    The importance of your attitude and feelings

    A positive attitude is good for your immune system. One nurse in my ACOR peer group wrote, “Patients who are engaged in their care and actively seek out knowledge and the best treatments automat…

    Understanding the statistics you read
    By: e-Patient Dave August 6, 2008 0 Comments
    Understanding the statistics you read

    Statistical analysis is a vital part of good medical research. But it’s equally vital that patients and caregivers not get misleading impressions from the statistics and numbers they read.…

    Cancer is no longer a death sentence
    By: e-Patient Dave August 5, 2008 2 Comments
    Cancer is no longer a death sentence

    I’d heard a lot about cancer in the news, and I’d known a few people who had it. But when it hit me, the only question that mattered was, am I going to die? Is death inevitable?…

    We can easily fix the shoulder, but...
    By: e-Patient Dave August 4, 2008 0 Comments
    We can easily fix the shoulder, but…

    After a simple shoulder x-ray on January 2, 2007, I learned out of nowhere that something else had shown up in my lung. Ten days later we knew what it was: Stage IV kidney cancer that had spread throu…

    Angelina Jolie
    By: Howard Schiffer July 18, 2008 0 Comments
    Angelina Jolie

    Eliana is doing something. Earlier this year she interviewed Angelina Jolie at the Santa Barbara Film Festival and in response to Ellie’s question about what students today can do to make a differe…

    You Can Make a Big Difference!
    By: Howard Schiffer July 17, 2008 0 Comments
    You Can Make a Big Difference!

    The Lancet earlier this year said that 1/3 of the child and maternal deaths every year are due to chronic malnutrition. The Copenhagen Consensus (with 5 Nobel Laureates) issued a press release at the …

    ‘100 747’s Crash, All Children On Board, No Survivors’
    By: Howard Schiffer July 15, 2008 0 Comments
    ‘100 747’s Crash, All Children On Board, No Survivors’

    As a Jew, on the most real level I understand, genocide is hard to comprehend. Walt who was at the meeting last night had done some research and informed us that as far as genocides go, in sheer numbe…

    Eliana and Angelina
    By: Howard Schiffer July 14, 2008 0 Comments
    Eliana and Angelina

    My 13-year-old daughter Eliana, is going to Rwanda on Monday. After years of hesitating to take her on Vitamin Angels’ trips, because of health and safety concerns she is going to a country that was…

    How You Can Help Your Children
    By: Lisa Druxman July 11, 2008 0 Comments
    How You Can Help Your Children…

    Here are some tips: * Keep negative feelings about your own body to yourself.…

    Did You Know
    By: Lisa Druxman July 9, 2008 0 Comments
    Did You Know…

    You might not realize how important your own body image is to your children’s future. Our talk and behaviors greatly influence our children, especially our daughters. We may take for granted how…

    By: Lisa Druxman July 7, 2008 0 Comments
    Model Mom

    I became a mom seven years ago. I couldn’t have been happier except for the fact that I was distraught at the idea of having to go back to work full time. How could I be a model mom?…