Guess I'll Go Eat Worms
    February 22, 2006
    Guess I’ll Go Eat Worms

    One month after eating an earthworm on a dare, a 16-year-old girl developed a fever and nausea that lasted about 2 or 3 days, along with some mild swelling around her eyes. These symptoms went away, b…

    Will This Ever End?
    February 15, 2006
    Will This Ever End?

    Most healthy babies and toddlers exhibit at least one phase of stranger/separation anxiety as part of normal development. The first peak of separation anxiety usually takes place in the second half of…

    Flu Vaccine Recommendations for Children Under Four
    September 25, 2002
    Flu Vaccine Recommendations for Children Under Four

    Each year the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) makes recommendations about who should get the influenza vaccine. The focus of the flu shot campaign among healthy people has been on people aged 6…

    When Babies and Toddlers Wheeze
    January 31, 2002
    When Babies and Toddlers Wheeze

    Wheezing in children before their second birthdays does not appear to make them any more likely than others to have asthma as adults - even among children who are at high risk for asthma and allergies…

    How Do They Learn?
    March 5, 2001
    How Do They Learn?

    Which words do babies learn first? Not the words they hear most often, but the words they hear most often as single word communications, according to research by Michael Brent, PhD., presented at the …

    No More TV?
    August 6, 1999
    No More TV?

    In a startling announcement in August,1999 the American Academy of Pediatrics officially recommended that children under age 2 watch no television at all. They pointed to the importance of face-to-fac…

    Tips for Two Year Old Play
    December 21, 1997
    Tips for Two Year Old Play

    Dr. Greene's advice if you have a two year old... One of the joys of parenting is finding that zone of moderate challenge for your child, and setting up fun opportunities for her to teach herself thro…

    Tips for Car Travel with Toddlers
    May 5, 1997
    Tips for Car Travel with Toddlers

    Dr. Greene's advice on car travel with little ones... Try to stay as close as possible to your normal routine in terms of meal times and sleeping times. (more…)…

    Tips for Potty Training
    January 29, 1996
    Tips for Potty Training

    Most children are ready to tackle the challenge of potty use somewhere between age 2 and shortly after their third birthday, with boys generally at the latter end of this range. Letting you know when …