Fathers for Organic – Part 4 of 7: Against All Odds
    March 28, 2006
    Fathers for Organic – Part 4 of 7: Against All Odds

    The Agricultural Health Study is a huge, ongoing, forward-looking analysis of the health of farmers and their families that began in 1993-4. Over 89,000 people are participating in the study. The stud…

    Fathers for Organic – Part 3 of 7: A Father’s Insight
    March 27, 2006
    Fathers for Organic – Part 3 of 7: A Father’s Insight

    My wife's name is Cheryl. When my youngest was a baby, she was radiant and full of life. We were enjoying parenting together, and enjoying being partners on DrGreene.com. She was responsible for the d…

    Breast Cancer and Night Light
    January 2, 2006
    Breast Cancer and Night Light

    Uninterrupted hours of nighttime darkness encourage healthy melatonin levels in the blood that dramatically suppress the growth of breast tumors. On the other hand, exposure to light at night causes m…

    Preschool French Fries and Breast Cancer
    August 23, 2005
    Preschool French Fries and Breast Cancer

    The more servings of French fries that women had eaten way back when they were preschoolers, the more likely they were to develop breast cancer as adults, according to a Harvard study in the August 10…

    Breastfeeding and Kids’ Cancer Risk
    November 16, 2004
    Breastfeeding and Kids’ Cancer Risk

    The various studies looking at the effects of breastfeeding on childhood leukemia have had inconclusive and inconsistent results. Experts, led by Marilyn Kwan at the School of Public Health, Universit…

    Can you leave the light on?
    September 14, 2004
    Can you leave the light on?

    Dr. Greene's take on leaving the light on at night... Is it dangerous for kids to sleep with the light on? Lots of interesting news has been coming out of the 2004 Children with Leukemia conference in…

    Climb a Mountain, Drink Tea, or Be a Friend
    October 10, 2003
    Climb a Mountain, Drink Tea, or Be a Friend

    In a Herculean effort to draw attention to breast cancer, a group of women climbers, including several breast cancer survivors, reached the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro this summer.  Through their climb…

    Breastfeeding Advantages for Mom!
    July 25, 2002
    Breastfeeding Advantages for Mom!

    About 25,000 cases of invasive breast cancer could be prevented each year if women breastfed each of their children for an average of 8-9 months, instead of the current average of 2-3 months, accordin…

    DHA & ARA: A Personal Story
    February 1, 2002
    DHA & ARA: A Personal Story

    I was scheduled to appear on National Public Radio to discuss an exciting development for babies: for the first time DHA and ARA have been added to an infant formula in the US. As the moment approache…

    Cancer in the Family
    August 30, 2000
    Cancer in the Family

    Women still reeling from the diagnosis of breast cancer need support and guidance regarding discussing this weighty matter with their children. A study in the August 19th/26th, 2000 issue of the Briti…

    Dilemma in Treating Cancer During Pregnancy
    December 3, 1999
    Dilemma in Treating Cancer During Pregnancy

    How tragic to be expecting a child - one of life's great joys - and to discover that you have breast cancer. This nightmare happens during about one in 3,500 pregnancies. We know that chemotherapy wor…

    Strength in the face of breast cancer
    March 22, 1997
    Breast Cancer — A Story of Survival

    A young mother recently called me. She had seen my story on the web and wanted to talk because she hadn’t been able to find another survivor of “her kind” of breast cancer. She needed to connect…

    Fast Facts about Precocious Puberty
    April 18, 1996
    Fast Facts about Precocious Puberty

    Precocious puberty is defined as the onset of true puberty before 8 years of age in girls or 9 years of age in boys. (Boepple, et al. Endocrinology, Surgery, and Technology, Vol 1, 1996) (more……