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Dr. Howard Smith Oncall

Howard G. Smith, M.D. is a pediatric otolaryngologist and former radio talk show host. As an ENT specialist, he has expertise in utilizing maximal medical management to avoid the need for ear or sinus surgery. As a media personality, he was the medical editor and talk show host at WBZ-AM, WRKO-AM, and WMRE-AM, all in Boston, Massachusetts.

Trained at Harvard Medical School and a long-time faculty member at Boston Children’s Hospital, he now practices in central Connecticut at Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Associates and Connecticut Children's Medical Center. He is the author of the paperback and e-book "Parents Ear Infection Cookbook: Medical Strategies for Avoiding Surgery.

Selected podcasts are available as both audio and video podcasts, the latter on YouTube.com on the Dr. Howard Smith Reports channel.

Listeners may contact Dr. Smith with questions or comments by e-mailing him at drhowardsmith.reports@gmail.com. Dr. Smith's webpage is www.drhowardsmith.com. His Twitter handle is @DrHSmithReports

Feb 23, 2017

This year’s flu shot only has a 50-50 chance of preventing you from getting the flu.  Dr. Smith gives you the details PLUS what you can do to keep yourself and your family healthy by using strategies to prevent the flu and manage it should you fall victim.


Video podcast:  http://bit.ly/2la8Jz6


Feb 22, 2017

Gluten-free diets are becoming increasingly popular, but they may contain agents that may be dangerous.  Learn the details about possible arsenic and mercury poisoning PLUS what you can do to keep yourself and your family healthy by using protective strategies.

Video Podcast: http://bit.ly/2lqr3Xd


Feb 17, 2017

Liquid laundry detergent in plastic pods attract kids and have triggered an epidemic of eye injuries and other childhood poisonings.  Dr. Smith suggests defensive strategies to keep your children safe.

Video podcast:  http://bit.ly/2lVGTaC


Feb 16, 2017

Pomegranate juice lowers blood pressure but has numerous other beneficial health effects.

Video podcast:

https://youtu.be/lL6vxw4mOQQ


Feb 12, 2017

Dr. Smith explains how consistent and controlled humidification keeps your respiratory tract healthy.  He reviews why you want a warm and not a cold or ultrasonic humidifier.

Video podcast:

https://youtu.be/-kG_ziqKE-c