School Age Health Center

Now that they’re in school full-time, you’ve got a little more time to yourself but lots still to think (and worry) about, especially in terms of their health and safety. Dr. Greene’s School Age Center can provide you with information on some of the new things you may meet.

Need to know the best way to get rid of head lice? Wondering which illnesses really require that a child leave school or daycare? Trying to figure out how to get them to "eat there veggies"? It’s all here – and more!

Articles

It seems everywhere you look there is conflicting advice on children’s health. Dr. Greene dives into familiar matters including ADHD, diet and tonsillitis.

Q&A Guides

Questions from caring parents, answered by Dr. Greene, including causes for bedwetting and early onset puberty.

Discipline

Often it may not be until children are in school, surrounded by their peers, that they begin to act out. Rest assured it’s not an insurmountable problem – there are loving and effective methods for children to learn discipline.

Sleep

Getting quality sleep seems to be the biggest challenge for children and adults of any age. Here we look into ways to get kids back to sleep, how much rest is ideal, and where the medical community stands on nightlights.

Childcare

What to look for in after school care, as well as when to know if sleep away camp is a good summer option for your child.

Fun & Play

Most kids are overflowing with kinetic energy, and too often that gets funneled into screen time. Athletic and creative tasks have the benefit of fueling the body and mind, as well as helping kids rest better at night.

Health & Safety

Health covers a vast array of matters, from minor colds to more serious types of trauma. Dr. Greene discusses issues relevant to school age children and how to treat them.

Nutrition

It may seem cliché, but family mealtime has been proven to be beneficial to physical as well as mental wellbeing in children. Here we look into the many ways nutrition (or lack thereof) effects children physically, mentally and emotionally.

Outdoor Fun

Keeping kiddos safe in the sun, surf, and at the amusement park!