Dr. Robert Ashley

Dear Doctor: My daughter’s school recently sent home a flyer about potential exposure to hand-foot-and-mouth disease. How worried should I be? [caption id="" align="alignright" ...

By Ask the Doctors • August 3, 2018

Dear Doctor: I am a 60-year-old man who exercises regularly and takes no medicines. At my last physical exam, my doctor gave me an Advance ...

By Ask the Doctors • August 1, 2018

Dear Doctor: I love ham sandwiches – and have one almost every day. I also have asthma, and just read that processed meats can increase ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 30, 2018

Dear Doctor: A new study said that working out too much could ruin your sex life. I like to be in shape – but not ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 26, 2018

Dear Doctor: I’ve heard that cell phones increase the risk of brain tumors – and that they don’t. Which is true? [caption id="" align="alignright" ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 24, 2018

Dear Doctor: A recent study found that air pollution increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes. How can that be? Air pollution can’t possibly raise ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 20, 2018

Dear Doctor: Some studies suggest that long-term calorie restriction can shorten lifespan; others say it won’t. Which should we believe? ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 18, 2018

Dear Doctor: I know that high blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and more. However, is it still considered a risk factor if ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 16, 2018

Dear Doctor: I was informed several years ago that carbonated drinks weaken bones, leaching the calcium from them. Is this true? What would be considered ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 12, 2018

Dear Doctor: I’ve been seeing advertisements for glutathione, saying the supplement enhances the body's cells. The ads also say the claims haven’t been evaluated by ...

By Ask the Doctors • July 10, 2018