Dr. Eve Glazier

Dear Doctors: I’ve read that a study found that elderly patients with female doctors fared better than those who were treated by men. I wonder – what do Dr. Ko and Dr. Glazier think about these results? [...]
By Ask the Doctors • June 1, 2018
Dear Doctors: I recently sent my mom an email at midnight, and ever since she’s been after me to stop using my smartphone after bedtime. She insists that the light from the screen interferes with sleep patterns. Is that really true? Dr. Elizabeth Ko and [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 28, 2018
Dear Doctors: I’ve been reading about measles outbreaks in the U.S and abroad. Are these new cases really all that dangerous? As an adult, should I get vaccinated? Measles is an ancient and highly contagious respiratory infection. [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 24, 2018
My parents, who are in their late 70s, are both now using hearing aids. This makes me wonder – when should a hearing test become part of an annual checkup? Our ears connect us to the world [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 22, 2018
A woman in the mall near our home collapsed and wasn’t breathing. A shopper performed CPR until the paramedics showed up. Later, my friends and I realized that none of us could have helped her. Should everyone get trained in CPR? Dr. Elizabeth Ko and [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 19, 2018
Dear Doctors: We’re finally winning the battle against sugary soft drinks in our home but a family friend insists that the sparkling water our kids are drinking instead is bad for their bones and teeth. Is this really true? Dr. Elizabeth Ko and Dr. Eve [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 17, 2018
Dear Doctors: We live in a charming older home but some of the paint looks old. How worried should I be that it might contain lead? You’re right to be concerned about the possible presence of lead-based [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 15, 2018
We wish we could reassure you and say it’ll all be OK, but studies have long been clear on the matter. What your kids eat now will shape their health for years – and maybe decades – to come. Dr. Elizabeth Ko and Dr. Eve [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 12, 2018
Dear Doctors: Our young son fell off his skateboard recently, and the items my wife and I needed to tend to his cuts and scrapes were scattered throughout the house. Now we want to assemble a home first-aid kit and wonder – what should it contain?
By Ask the Doctors • April 27, 2018
Dear Doctors: I love to go for long walks and lately have noticed that I’m developing pain in my hip joints. I think that’s just part of aging but my daughter is urging me to try a glucosamine supplement. Can this really be helpful? Dr. [...]
By Ask the Doctors • April 25, 2018