March 8, 2007
    Dr. Greene’s Organic Rx — Item #4

      #4 Organic Baby Foods Picture a treasured, pristine newborn, just beginning the voyage of life. Imagine a baby who hasn't yet picked up the habits or tastes you wish you never had. Let it sink …

    How Our Food Is Processed
    February 9, 2007
    How Our Food Is Processed

    Dr. Greene on how our food is processed... Additives Researchers at the University of Southampton studied over 1800 three-year-old children, some with and some without ADHD, some with and some without…

    Brain Building
    January 29, 2007
    Brain Building

    Today in the United States, 1 in 6 children suffers from  a disability that affects their behavior, memory, or ability to learn. More than  $80 billion dollars are spent each year in the U.S. to tre…

    ADHD and the Environment
    October 3, 2006
    ADHD and the Environment

    Can exposing the developing brain to environmental toxins lead to ADHD? An upcoming study in the NIH journal Environmental Health Perspectives examined the effects of two substances known to affect th…

    Canada Bans Adderall XR
    February 14, 2005
    Canada Bans Adderall XR…

    - and the United States does not. Adderall XR is a popular drug for treating ADHD. The active ingredients are amphetamines and dextroamphetamines. When used for ADHD, this drug has been linked to 20 k…

    Iron and ADHD
    December 17, 2004
    Iron and ADHD

    Here's a very interesting study - the first to connect children's iron levels and ADHD. In Paris, France, 110 children from the same school district were referred to a university hospital between Marc…

    Snoring, Memory, Attention, and Learning
    November 4, 2004
    Snoring, Memory, Attention, and Learning

    Would you rather your kindergarten-age child had blood lead levels 3 times the safe limit (like children living next to a lead smelters - double the level of most kids with lead toxicity), or would yo…

    Nutrition, Behavior, and Hyperactivity
    June 2, 2004
    Nutrition, Behavior, and Hyperactivity

    A change in eating that is as strong as attention deficit drugs?! Researchers at the University of Southampton studied over 1800 three-year-old children, some with and some without ADHD, some with and…

    Zinc and ADHD
    April 15, 2004
    Zinc and ADHD

    Children who took zinc supplements along with their ADHD medications had greater improvement and improved much more quickly than those who took medications alone, according to a small, well-designed s…

    Treatment Strategies for ADHD
    April 13, 2004
    Treatment Strategies for ADHD

    The National Institute of Mental Health has conducted a study comparing 4 different treatment options for children with a confirmed diagnosis of ADHD. Hundreds of children were involved at six differe…

    TV and ADHD
    April 11, 2004
    TV and ADHD

    The more television that toddlers watch, the more likely they are to have ADHD when they are school age, according to a provocative study in the April 2004 Pediatrics. The study followed more than 2,6…

    A Must for Children with ADHD
    January 13, 2004
    A Must for Children with ADHD

    A recent study has changed my thinking about ADHD, and I hope it changes the way that all children with ADHD are evaluated and treated. And that parents are treated. Parents deserve better understandi…

    ADHD and Snoring
    March 6, 2003
    ADHD and Snoring

    Aren’t they angels when they sleep? But sometimes troublesome behavior during the day is caused by what happens each night during sleep. If your child seems to have ADHD and also snores, the two may…

    Disruptive Behavior
    January 13, 2003
    Disruptive Behavior

    Dr. Greene's Answer: With kids who are disruptive, working on empathy can be very helpful--not telling her what to do, but helping her learn to identify what others are feeling (which can lead to chan…

    A New ADHD Drug
    December 6, 2002
    A New ADHD Drug

    Big News: On November 27, 2002, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Strattera (atomoxetine HCL), a new non-stimulant medicine for ADHD. This is the first new type of drug to be approved…

    November 4, 2002
    Tourette Syndrome: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to tourette syndrome: The great English poet, author, and conversationalist, Dr. Samuel Johnson, is believed to have had Tourette syndrome, complete with both facial and vocal tics. His t…

    November 3, 2002
    Sleep Apnea: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to sleep apnea: Parents are quick to mention some things to their pediatrician: fevers, seizures, and bleeding. Snoring is another important symptom that your child’s doctor needs to kn…

    Lead Poisoning
    November 1, 2002
    Lead Poisoning: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to lead poisoning: Most people aren't aware that lead remains a top environmental health hazard for US children. More than one in 25 American children have blood lead levels high enough t…

    Depression
    October 27, 2002
    Depression: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to depression: Mental illness severe enough to hinder kids from learning or developing appropriately is quite common -- but fewer than one in five affected children get the help they need…

    October 25, 2002
    Breath-Holding: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to breath-holding: Breath-holding spells shine a brilliant spotlight on one of the biggest challenges of parenting. We do not like to disappoint the little children that we love so much. …