Posts Tagged ‘Pediatrician’

The Patient, Square in the Middle of Doctors’ Blind Spot

Monday, March 22, 2010 14:55 No Comments

Guest Post By Alan Greene, MD
Participatory Medicine and the e-Patient
Right before our eyes there’s a dark hole in what we see. Not only don’t we see some of what’s right in front of our face, but we don’t even notice the gap. Our illusion of a seamless visual world is so strong that scientists used […]

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Saving the Planet, One Diaper at a Time

Thursday, July 24, 2008 11:47 No Comments

By Alan Greene, MD
As a father and pediatrician, I’ve changed many diapers-enough to teach me that diapers are a daily reminder that as humans we deplete resources as we consume, and we make messes with our waste.
Those landfill diapers that are so easily tossed into the trash are clearly a major ecological issue. But what […]

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Back Up Your Child’s Diet

Thursday, May 15, 2008 11:54 No Comments

By Alan Greene, MD
You know that it is wise to back up your computer’s hard drive; I recommend backing up your child’s food drive with a daily multivitamin/mineral supplement. This simple habit could improve your child’s health and even intelligence. I’ll explain briefly why I feel strongly about this:
For young babies, breast milk provides an […]

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