Image of a 1950s public school building. This type of building could have used asbestos during construction.
    December 8, 2015
    Asbestos Exposure: How Safe Are You? How Safe Are Your Children?

    Asbestos was a popular construction material during the 20th century because of its low cost and heat and chemical resistant properties. As a result, its use became mainstream, especially in the comme…

    Chemicals, Cancer, and Change
    May 7, 2010
    Chemicals, Cancer, & Change

    One of the most exciting reports I have ever read, Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk – What We Can Do Now, was released this week by the President’s Cancer Panel, along with significant coverage …

    What If You Already Used BPA? BPA Protection: Spinach and Soy
    February 11, 2010
    What If You Already Used BPA? BPA Protection: Spinach and Soy

    To me, this is very exciting. When parents learn about the possible dangers from chemical estrogens in the environment, such as those found in some plastics, pesticides, and personal care products, on…

    January 20, 2010
    A Chemical Safety Net for Our Kids

    Many parents assume that our current government regulations do a pretty good job of protecting our children from exposures to unhealthy chemicals – not realizing that the current law from the 1970…

    October 20, 2009
    An Unprecedented Experiment on our Children

    From 1973 to 1999, childhood cancers increased by 26 percent, making cancer the greatest health threat to children. Currently, one in a 100 8-year-old children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with aut…

    Closeup screen capture of Dr. Greene from Healthy Child video
    December 4, 2008
    Chemicals in Your Environment

    Parents are often surprised when I tell them that a great number of the products we use in our homes are not necessarily evaluated and declared safe by a government entity. The paints that cover your …

    An Organic Dad
    June 15, 2008
    An Organic Dad

    Dr. Greene's take on being an organic dad... As a father, I have a desire to teach, provide for and protect my children. For me, one way to do all three of these is to choose organic foods for my fami…