Participatory Medicine and the Democratization of Knowledge
    October 15, 2008
    Participatory Medicine and the Democratization of Knowledge

    Gilles Frydman at e-patients.net (where the Greenes and I also blog) has posted a consideration of the term participatory medicine and the evolving sense of its meaning. Gilles starts with his own def…

    Free Health Tool for the iPhone
    May 28, 2008
    Free Health Tool for the iPhone

    When health questions come up, you may not be next to a computer. Do you want quick access to high-quality answers to your health questions on the go? I’m excited about the A.D.A.M. Symptom Navigato…

    Choosing a Green Pediatrician
    April 28, 2008
    Choosing a Green Pediatrician

    As you did when choosing an ob/gyn, you want to find a pediatrician who is top-notch medically. How much better if he or she is also on the journey to an environmentally sustainable perspective on ped…

    The Oath of Hippocrates
    February 6, 2008
    The Oath of Hippocrates

    I SWEAR by Apollo the physician, and Aesculapius, and Health, and All-heal, and all the gods and goddesses, that, according to my ability and judgment, I will keep this Oath and this stipulation to re…

    How to Find a Great Doctor?
    October 16, 2006
    How to Find a Great Doctor?

    I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked that question.  And even more importantly, “Do you know a great doctor in my area?” I wish that I could tell each of you that I have personal e…

    The Two Toms
    April 21, 2006
    The Two Toms

    Our dear friend, our brother, our hero, the inimitable Doc Tom, died on Good Friday. Even though his untimely death came as a shock, Tom Ferguson had already far outlived the projections at the time o…

    Cheap Genetic Testing At Home?
    August 25, 2003
    Cheap Genetic Testing At Home?

    A brilliant idea may bring expensive medical tests into reach using nothing more exotic than home computer with a CD drive. Up until now, many specific protein tests have relied on $100,000 fluorescen…

    More News from Pew
    July 23, 2003
    More News from Pew

    What makes a difference in how happy you are with the health information you find online? The Pew Internet and the American Life Project continues to study how we use the Internet and how it is changi…

    Thank You from the PEW Internet Project
    July 22, 2003
    Thank You from the PEW Internet Project

    Many of you participated in the Pew Internet & American Life Report by filling out a survey at DrGreene.com.  The results are now in!  (more…)…

    Our Summer 2003 Report Card
    July 21, 2003
    Our Summer 2003 Report Card

    How are we doing? The latest edition of America's Children:Key National Indicators of Well-Being was released on July 18, 2003. This is an annual government report card produced by the Fed-eral Intera…

    Election 2004
    June 26, 2003
    Election 2004

    My oldest son will turn 18 a few days after the next U.S. presidential election. He won’t be able to vote. None of my children will be able to vote. When I vote it will not only be my voice in the p…

    Video Cameras and Cells Phones Change 911
    March 23, 2001
    Video Cameras and Cells Phones Change 911

    A portable video camera in the back of the speeding ambulance allows doctors to begin making a diagnosis even before the patient reaches the emergency room. A pioneering prototype at the University of…

    Informed Decision Making?
    October 17, 2000
    Informed Decision Making?

    Most doctors feel like they do a good job communicating with patients. But when researchers analyzed audiotaped conversations between doctors and patients who knew they were being taped to study commu…

    800-GIVE-LIFE
    July 14, 2000
    800-GIVE-LIFE To Save A Life Today

    Please call 800-GIVE-LIFE today. Here's why. The American Red Cross has announced that there is a critical blood shortage throughout the United States and has issued a national appeal for blood donati…

    Millennium Health Oath Calls Doctors to Practice Medicine in a Whole New Way!
    May 1, 2000
    Millennium Health Oath Calls Doctors to Practice Medicine in a Whole New Way!

    Dr. Greene writes the Millennium Health Oath for a new way to practice medicine... The original Hippocratic Oath was the soul of medicine. For the past 2,500 years doctors have sworn to keep this Oath…

    The Millennium Health Oath
    March 10, 2000
    The Millennium Health Oath

    I SWEAR by Health, and by the global human community, and by Earth our planet that, according to my ability and judgment, I will keep this Oath and will reckon those who benefit from the Art of Medici…

    Patient Advocacy - I am a Ferguson!
    February 28, 2000
    Patient Advocacy – I am a Ferguson!

    I spent a glorious weekend with a small group of Internet health pioneers. One of the questions raised was what do we call the people who are taking an active interest in their health? "Patients" isn'…

    Inborn Errors of Metabolism
    January 24, 2000
    Inborn Errors of Metabolism

    Dr. Greene's take on inborn errors of metabolism... Some of my most heart-rending experiences as a physician and as a friend have been watching the devastation caused by inborn errors of metabolism. T…

    Benefits and Concerns of Holistic Practioners
    January 21, 2000
    Benefits and Concerns of Holistic Practioners

    Dr. Kathi Kemper, author of The Holistic Pediatrician, has co-authored a new study of the safety of homeopathic and naturopathic treatment of children. As reported in the January 2000 issue of the Arc…

    Efforts to Provide Healthcare for all Children
    January 18, 2000
    Efforts to Provide Healthcare for all Children

    Literally millions of children in the United States remain without health insurance. Whether from lack of eligibility or from lack of awareness of eligibility, these children fall between the cracks o…