Loving Couple - Men Mosquitos Sex Zika
    Men, Mosquitos, Sex & Zika

    I often hear from readers with questions about pregnancy and Zika. This series of questions from a dad explores several issues important to couples when they consider sex in a post Zika world. Q: I ju…

    Body Burden
    Body Burden

    This study features the largest number of chemicals ever tested for in the same group of people ? 210 chemicals were tested. The results were staggering ? each participant tested positive for an avera…

    Rubella
    Rubella: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to rubella: How tragic when a mild illness, scarcely worse than a cold, can cause such devastating effects on babies. Young parents, beware! What is it? Rubella is one of the classic rash…

    Cerebral Palsy: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to cerebral palsy: When parents hear the words "cerebral palsy," it often conjures up an image of a twisted, wheel chair-bound child. Cerebral palsy can have a broad range of severity. So…

    Effects of Alcohol and Pregnancy
    Effects of Alcohol and Pregnancy

    The first trimester of pregnancy can be a vulnerable time. Some medicines taken during that period can have catastrophic effects on the baby. The third trimester is generally safer. Evidence published…

    The Return of Thalidomide
    The Return of Thalidomide

    Thalidomide, the drug that was prescribed to relieve morning sickness in the late 1950's and early 1960's, caused a worldwide epidemic of severe birth defects. The drug is not kind to certain growing …

    Fast Facts about Trisomy 13
    Fast Facts about Trisomy 13

    Trisomy 13 (also called Patau Syndrome) occurs in up to 1 out of 5,000 newborns (Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Malformation, Saunders 1988). (more…)…

    Anal Stenosis and Anorectal Malformations

    Dr. Greene's Answer: The gastrointestinal system is a long convoluted tube extending from the mouth, through the body, down to the anus. During development a portion of the tube may not form. This is …

    On Being a Physician: A day in the life
    On Being a Physician: A day in the life

    Over the years we have received numerous requests from high school and university students, who are in the midst of choosing a career, asking what it is like to be a physician. Here is Dr. Greene's re…