October 23, 2002
    Allergies (Allergic Rhinitis): A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to allergies: Children with allergies tend to get more ear infections, more colds, and have more sleepless nights than their peers. Far too often, the underlying allergies are missed and …

    Allergy Testing
    February 4, 2002
    Allergy Testing

    Most people think of specific allergies as black and white -- something you either have or you don’t. A study published in the January 2002 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical …

    Allergic to Kissing?
    November 28, 2001
    Allergic to Kissing?

    Holidays are upon us and many families are enjoying coming together to celebrate. For those with serious nut allergies, a holiday kiss may be an unsuspected danger. Allergic grandparents, for instance…

    Fast Facts about Yogurt and Beneficial Bacteria
    November 7, 2000
    Fast Facts about Yogurt and Beneficial Bacteria

    Dr. Greene's take on beneficial bacteria: The opposite of antibiotics are probiotics - a term coined in 1965 to describe substances that favor the growth of beneficial bacteria in the body. (more&hel…

    Milk and Constipation
    November 9, 1998
    Milk and Constipation

    Dr. Greene`s Answer: A cranky, unhappy toddler may well be responding to physical discomfort. Tummy troubles of one type or another can make anyone feel miserable. Milk is a major part of most childre…

    Soy And Cow’s Milk Intolerance
    November 9, 1998
    Soy & Cow’s Milk Intolerance

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Unfortunately, some children are soy protein intolerant. As it happens, this is more common in kids who are allergic to cow's milk protein. You might try using a protein hydrolysa…

    Fast Facts about Childhood Migraines
    January 12, 1998
    Fast Facts about Childhood Migraines

    Migraines are the most important and frequent type of headache in children, affecting more than one in twelve kids -- yet only 20 percent of children with migraines are ever properly diagnosed and tre…

    September 4, 1996
    Nut Allergy Safety

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Learn CPR for the nut allergy. Now. Your child will need an Epipen Jr. kit – make that two Epipen Jr. kits. These contain easily injectable epinephrine, the one drug that can st…

    September 4, 1996
    Fatal Nut Allergy

    Dr. Greene's Answer: A five-year-old child eats every few hours to take in the fuel that he needs for energy, growth, and bodily repair. Usually, eating is both fun and helpful. Sometimes, it is deadl…