Did You Know
    July 9, 2008
    Did You Know…

    You might not realize how important your own body image is to your children's future. Our talk and behaviors greatly influence our children, especially our daughters. We may take for granted how much …

    Eating Disorders in Teens
    March 29, 2001
    Eating Disorders in Teens

    Nearly one sixth of high school boys and one third of high school girls show some of the symptoms of an eating disorder, according to a presentation at the 2001 annual meeting of The Society for Adole…

    Yogurt and Yeast Infections
    November 7, 2000
    Yogurt and Yeast Infections

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Although yogurt has been offered as a remedy for vaginal yeast infections for decades, the jury is out on whether it is truly effective. The published studies in this area are inc…

    August 6, 1999
    Lactose, Ovarian Failure, and Galactosemia

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Galactosemia is a metabolic disease that can cause ovarian failure. Children with galactosemia are missing an enzyme needed to process a sugar called galactose. This is found in t…

    August 6, 1999
    Vanishing Ovaries?!

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Six known categories of insults can trigger the vanishing ovaries of a young woman. Some of them are reversible; some of them are not. One in 10,000 women between the ages of 15 …

    Gender Identity
    May 13, 1998
    Gender Identity

    Dr. Greene's Answer: "Your little girl is sooo adorable." "He's a boy!" It's easy to tell a boy baby from a girl baby - if he's naked, or if she's dressed in pink. But if you catch a baby wearing noth…

    A Parent’s Guide to Praise
    January 27, 1997
    A Parent’s Guide to Praise

    Taking pride in our own accomplishments or those of our children is a healthy thing. Requiring ourselves or our children to continually accomplish things is not healthy. As parents, we need to express…

    Fast Facts about Precocious Puberty
    April 18, 1996
    Fast Facts about Precocious Puberty

    Precocious puberty is defined as the onset of true puberty before 8 years of age in girls or 9 years of age in boys. (Boepple, et al. Endocrinology, Surgery, and Technology, Vol 1, 1996) (more……