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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 12, 2019

Vidcast:

https://youtu.be/P7jQ9uSWZbAThis is Health News You Should Use, the latest medical discoveries and some commonsense advice that you can use in a practical way to keep yourself and your family healthy.  

 

Here are this weeks stories:

Baby Sleeper-Rockers Kill

Phone App Relaxes PTSD Victims

Flossing Helps Prevent Dementia

Medical Applications For Cannabis

Teen Screen Time May Not Be Harmful

Gluten-Free Restaurant Food Isn’t

US Clinical Guidelines Lead To Costly Care

Reading To Babies Gives Them A Million Word Jump By Kindergarten

The Sugar Rush Is A Myth

Improve Your Mood In 12 Short Minutes

Drug Abuse Triggers Strokes In Younger Persons

E-Cigs May Cause Seizures

Pregnant Women’s Commuting Harms Babies

Parents Favor Age Limits For Tackle Football

Walnuts May Help Fight Breast Cancer

TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS: Give Kids A Say In Family And School Charitable Giving

 

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-2019-2nd-week-health-news

 

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