Dr. Greene discussing what to do when you find a lump
    June 28, 2015
    What to do if you discover a lump?

    Dr. Greene's advice on discovering a lump... Finding a lump on your child's body is not necessarily a bad thing, in fact most of the time little lumps it's a good thing: healthy lymph nodes swell when…

    May 11, 2014
    pH and Common Baby Skin Conditions

    Nearly every baby will experience some form of rash in the first year – ranging from baby acne to eczema and diaper rash. While there are varying causes of these problems, some known and many unknow…

    May 9, 2014
    Probiotics and Skin pH

    Baby’s skin is literally teaming with micro-flora (bacteria) within 48 hours after birth. That is a good thing! While most of our internal body cavities are functionally sterile, the health of those…

    May 6, 2014
    Baby Skin – From Water to Air

    Baby skin is significantly different from adult skin. It can be five times thinner than adult skin and its basic functions – from producing protective skin oils to making enough melanin to provide n…

    Immune Support from the Inside and the Outside: 3 Pathways
    November 10, 2011
    Immune Support from the Inside and the Outside: 3 Pathways

    The front line defenses of the immune system are located at the respiratory system (lungs), the digestive system (stomach) and the skin.  These three areas are where harmful elements such as germs, v…

    Active Ingredients for Healthy Skin Immunity
    November 9, 2011
    Active Ingredients for Healthy Skin Immunity

    As a parent, you can carefully select hydrating, nourishing and protective all-natural ingredients, which specifically and safely help support skin immunity proper moisture and nutritional balance to …

    Immune Functions of Skin
    November 8, 2011
    Immune Functions of Skin

    This year’s flu strain is making headlines.  While the media debates the effectiveness and safety of the upcoming vaccine for our children, we’d like to add to your toolbox with a few natural app…

    Skin Immunity
    November 7, 2011
    Skin Immunity

    is more than a protective cover, its healthy condition is vital to the functions of our whole immune system. In addition to creating a barrier against the elements, the skin houses immune cells and pr…

    Is hand foot and mouth disease contagious? Hands and feet showing Hand-foot-and-mouth disease.
    November 1, 2011
    How Long is Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Contagious?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Most adults -- but not all -- have already had Hand Foot and Mouth and are not at risk. There are a few different strains of viruses that cause Hand Foot and Mouth though, so havi…

    Foods that fight sun damage
    May 13, 2010
    Foods that fight sun damage

    We all have heard the phrase, beauty begins on the inside.  But did you know you can actually decrease the risk of sunburn by loading up on fruits and veggies and other nutrient rich foods?  Its tru…

    Creating a Healthy Sunscreen Balance -- Vitamin D and Skin Color
    May 12, 2010
    Creating a Healthy Sunscreen Balance — Vitamin D and Skin Color

    Over the past 150,000 years, skin color has evolved depending on the migration patterns of our ancestors.   Skin pigmentation changed to ensure our ability to adapt to new environmental and geograph…

    Don’t Shield Yourself from the Truth: Uncovering the Myths about Safe Sunscreen
    May 11, 2010
    Don’t Shield Yourself from the Truth: Uncovering the Myths about Safe Sunscreen

    Today we’re going to define some terms and talk about some of the ugly truths about the sunscreen industry.  Some of it may seem familiar, but read carefully – those labels can be pretty tricky.…

    June 18, 2009

    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…

    June 5, 2009
    Immunity – Benefits of Touch & Massage

    Touch is your baby’s most highly developed sense at birth, and was the first sense her brain registered during gestation. Because of this, and because touch is the most ancient sense from an evoluti…

    Healthier Skin for a Stronger Immune System
    June 4, 2009
    Healthier Skin for a Stronger Immune System

    Proper skincare for baby’s most formative early years is an essential component to health and a proactive approach to enhanced immunity. As the body’s first line of defense against harmful element…

    June 3, 2009
    The Functions of Baby Skin

    Though your child’s skin will eventually perform all of the functions of your skin, her skin is quite different from yours in ways that are not immediately evident. The most important difference is …

    June 2, 2009
    Increased Skin Permeability = Increased Health Risks

    The skin is a selectively permeable membrane. This means the body has some control over what substances pass through the skin’s surface, and what substances are ushered out through sweat. Your baby…

    June 1, 2009
    The Cause of Common Baby Skin Conditions

    As much as we wish it would, nothing remains perfect or forever unblemished. Because of environmental contaminants, and because your baby’s skin is not fully mature at birth, he will probably be aff…

    Doubling Vitamin D
    October 13, 2008
    Doubling Vitamin D

    Today at our annual meeting in Boston, the American Academy of Pediatrics doubled the recommended amount of vitamin D that children get each day to 400 IU, in response to mounting evidence of the life…

    Babies’ Eating Fish Cuts Eczema Odds
    September 27, 2008
    Babies’ Eating Fish Cuts Eczema Odds

    Eczema is a common skin condition in children, and has been getting more common in recent decades, now affecting as many as 1 in 3 babies in some parts of the world. We know that heredity plays a big …