All Natural Does Not Mean Risk Free!
    January 5, 2000
    All Natural Does Not Mean Risk Free!

    Use of St. John's Wort to treat depression has skyrocketed over the last year, increasing by more than 2000%. St. John's Wort has become a multi-billion dollar industry. (more…)…

    Postpartum Depression
    June 12, 1999
    Postpartum Depression

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Postpartum major depression occurs in as many as one of 10 childbearing women. This depression often goes undiagnosed. Postpartum depression can result in difficulties with breast…

    Zoloft and Breast Feeding
    June 12, 1999
    Zoloft and Breast Feeding

    Dr. Greene's Answer: I believe that sertraline (Zoloft) in the breast milk is safer for the baby than either the mother’s depression or her stopping nursing. In some earlier studies, Zoloft could no…

    Antidepressants and Nursing
    June 12, 1999
    Antidepressants and Nursing

    Dr. Greene's Answer: More women become depressed while their children are babies than at any other time in life (Clin Pharmacokinet 1994 Oct;27(4):270-89). With the surging tide of postpartum hormones…

    Fast Facts about Huffing
    January 27, 1999
    Fast Facts about Huffing

    "Huffing," or inhaling volatile substances, is becoming increasingly popular among children, especially among 12- to 14-year-olds (Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 1998;152(8):781--786).…

    October 13, 1997
    Postpartum Blues

    Dr. Greene's Answer: As magical as the journey of parenthood is, it often begins with a period of feeling blue. These are the postpartum blues. Women's bodies are the scene of a powerful changing tide…

    Sleep Deprivation and ADHD
    February 2, 1997
    Sleep Deprivation and ADHD

    In anger I threw my pager across the on-call room, slamming it against the wall. I don't anger easily or often, but I was a pediatric resident who had been awake for 36 hours. The pager had gone off o…