Red hot water bottle on a belly. Leaky gut.
    How to Spot Leaky Gut Syndrome in Kids – and How to Encourage Healing

    There's been a lot of talk lately about a condition called "leaky gut". Some common signs and symptoms may include chronic congestion, eczema, and ongoing digestive discomfort. So if it is leaky gut, …

    What is the Child-Killing Virus?
    Is There a Kind of Severe Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease?

    Hand-foot-mouth disease can be caused by any of several related viruses, most commonly by one called coxsackievirus A-16. In 2008, an epidemic of one type of severe hand-foot-mouth disease (also known…

    Dr. greene speaking ab out how to prevent tonsil stones
    How to Prevent and Treat Tonsil Stones

    When I was a child, it was commonplace to remove tonsils. The thinking of the day was that tonsils didn't serve much of a purpose. Much like the thinking of the day about the appendix. Now we know the…

    Phimosis
    Phimosis – Wait & Watch or Treat?

    Dr. Hall's Answer: Concerns about a boy's penis are often troubling to parents, as are concerns about the use of steroids. You are unfortunately having to deal with both issues at once! There is a com…

    Breakthrough Test for Down Syndrome
    Breakthrough Test for Down Syndrome

    A new technique could revolutionize diagnosis using a new test for Down syndrome in a way that mothers will love. All it takes is 1/2 tsp of the mother's blood for stunningly accurate results. Then No…

    The History of Germs
    The History of Germs: Dr. Greene Explains

    In our lifetime the role of germs in infection has been an accepted fact, but it wasn't always so. Before this important discovery life was very different. I've narrated this informative video to tell…

    Chemicals, Cancer, and Change
    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 by N…

    F-Throat Part 2
    F-Throat Part 2

    In the video below I discuss how to treat what I call F-Throat, or a sore throat caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum. It's an important health topic that you should know about, especially if you or so…

    F-Throat Part 1
    F-Throat Part 1: Dr. Greene Explains

    What I call F-Throat, which is really just a sore throat caused by a bacteria called Fusobacterium necrophorum, is a common, important, treatable illness -- but because it doesn't show up on a typical…

    The Useless Appendix? Not! Useless Surgery? Maybe.
    The Useless Appendix? Not! Useless Surgery? Maybe.

    Until now, most doctors agreed that when appendicitis strikes, the appendix has to go. This deep-seated idea began in 1889. Appendectomy was so successful at saving lives that it has been largely unch…

    When Should You Go to the Doctor or Emergency Room for the Flu?
    When Should You Go to the Doctor or ER for the Flu?

    540 children in the US have died so far this year from known or suspected H1N1 flu. This tragic number is more than six times higher than in an entire typical year, and the current season may only be …

    The Colic Bacteria?
    The Colic Bacteria?

    Dr. Greene's take on the colic bacteria... People used to be convinced that ulcer disease was caused by stress. The treatment of ulcers turned upside down when it was discovered and then proven that t…

    Pregnancy and H1N1 Flu
    Pregnancy and H1N1 Flu

    If you think you may get pregnant in the next year, this may be the most important year to get a flu shot ? and an H1N1 flu shot, when it becomes available. When pregnant, it's generally best to avoid…

    Clindamycin
    Clindamycin

    Clindamycin is strong antibiotic used to treat difficult bacterial infections in children. You might see a brand name such as Cleocin on the label. It comes as liquid or capsules, and is also availabl…

    Clarithromycin
    Clarithromycin

    Clarithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat many different types of bacterial infections in children. You might see a brand name such as Biaxin on the label. It comes as liquid, tablets, or extended…

    Amoxicillin
    Amoxicillin

    Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to treat many different types of bacterial infections in children. It does not help in viral infections such as a cold or flu. It's often called "the pink stuff" or "…

    Cefdinir
    Cefdinir

    Cefdinir is an antibiotic used to treat many different types of bacterial infections in children. You might see a brand name such as Omnicef on the label. It belongs to the cephalosporin family of ant…

    Bad Breath
    Bad Breath Causes

    Dr. Greene on the causes of bad breath... Most kids would go out of their way to avoid eating garlic or onions, yet it is not unusual for a child to wake up with very smelly breath. Throughout the day…

    You Shouldn't Have to Go It Alone
    You Shouldn’t Have to Go It Alone

    Over 6,000 rare diseases (those that effect less than 1 in 2000 people) have been identified. Many of these diseases are life threatening, but because a relatively small number of people are alive at …

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    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 …