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Howard G. Smith, M.D. is a former radio medical editor and talk show host in the Boston Metro area.  His "Medical Minute" of health and wellness news and commentary was a regular weekday feature on WBZ-AM, WRKO-AM, and WMRE-AM.   His popular two-way talk show, Dr. Howard Smith OnCall, was regularly heard Sunday morning and middays on WBZ.

More recently, Dr. Smith has adopted the 21st century technology of audio and video podcasting as conduits for the short health and wellness reports, HEALTH NEWS YOU SHOULD USE.  Many of these have video versions, and they may be found on his YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKPOSWu-b4GjEK_iOCsp4MA

Trained at Harvard Medical School and a long-time faculty member at Boston Children’s Hospital, he practiced Pediatric Otolaryngology for 40 years in Boston, Southern California, and in central Connecticut.

If you have questions or suggestions about this content, please email the doctor at drhowardsmith.reports@gmail.com or leave him a message at 516-778-8864.  His website is: www.drhowardsmith.com.

Please note that the news, views, commentary, and opinions that Dr. Smith provides are for informational purposes only.  Any changes that you or members of your family contemplate making to lifestyle, diet, medications, or medical therapy should always be discussed beforehand with personal physicians who have been supervising your care.

Apr 5, 2019

Vidcast: https://youtu.be/SW0ORYzGoY4

This is Health News You Should Use, the latest medical discoveries and commonsense advice from me that you can use in a practical way to keep yourself and your family healthy.  

Here are this weeks stories:

You CAN Prevent Childhood Drownings

Pregnancy Illness Triggers Preventable Childhood Brain Ills

ACL Repair Improved By Reducing Blood Flow

Gut Bacteria Wreck Your Arteries

Traffic Lights Halt Poor Food Choices

3D Mammography Eliminates Breast Biopsies

Smart Toilet Seat Diagnoses Heart Disease

Childhood Team Sports Prevent Later Depression For Men

Creative Productivity Soars When Dollars Drive Brainstorming Followed By Reflection

Losing Weight May Stop Migraines

Working Nights Triggers Miscarriage

Virtual Reality Cures Fear of Heights

Compression-Only CPR Can Save Lives

Dirtiest Air During Evening Commute

Heavy Drinking Stops Brain Growth

#Drowning #parenting #Choline #neuropathy #ADHD #pregnancy #ACL #sportsmedicine #Atherosclerosis #microbiome #TMAO #yogurt #oliveoil #fiber # dieting #Mammography #tomosynthesis #3Dmammography #breastbiopsy #Heartfailure #CHF #toiletseat #telemetry #readmissions #homemonitoring #Sports #teams #hippocampus #depression #music #art #Creativity #brainstorming #motivation #Migraines #obesity #Nightshift #miscarriage #highriskpregnancy #melatonin #Acrophobia #heights #VR #selfhelp #CPR #chestcompression #rescuebreathing #mouthtomouth #cardiacarrest #Pollution #commuting  #bicycling #walking #Alcoholism #teens #dementia #ulcer #cirrhosis

For more information#you’ll find all the references for the stories and a copy of show notes on my website at: https://www.drhowardsmith.com/apr-2019-1st-week-health-news