Sick little girl taking medicine from a medicine cup. Dosing Spoon Surprise!
    Dosing Spoon Surprise

    Once again, my take is different than that of most. About 70 percent of Americans measure their liquid medicines in kitchen spoons. But when smart college students were asked to pour a real teaspoon o…

    Allergy Medication

    Dr. Greene's Answer: How right you are! Cold and allergy symptoms are often very similar. When cold-like symptoms persist, allergies may be the reason. Many of the treatments for cold and allergy symp…

    Alternatives to Allergy Medicines

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Preventing exposure to airborne allergies is another powerful way to treat allergies at home. To this end, a HEPA filter can be an excellent investment. These High Efficiency Part…

    Antihistamine
    Antihistamine

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Allergic triggers such as pollen prompt mast cells (frontline defenders of the body) to release a chemical called histamine that sets in motion a cascade of symptoms to repel the …