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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.

Aug 8, 2019

Vidcast: https://youtu.be/AN2hJLSqiiU

 

I’m Dr. Howard Smith, PENTA Medical Network, reporting from NYC with the Health News Roundup for the 2nd week of AUGUST, 2019.  This is Health News You Should Use, the latest medical discoveries and commonsense advice that you can use in a practical way to keep yourself and your family healthy.  

 

Here are this weeks stories :

Whole Body Vibration Is Healthy

Do Yellow Lens Glasses Make Night Driving Safer?

Genetic Testing Motivates The Melanoma-Prone To Coverup

Socializing Cuts Risk Of Dementia

Dark Chocolate Lifts Spirits

Baseball Players Outlive Many Men

Fighting Family Fatness

Cheating Is A Habit

First Trimester Moving IS Risky

Not Only The Young Binge Drink

A Better Test For Cervical Cancer

Vaccinations Do Not Cause MS

Heart Surgery No Riskier In July

DIY Acupressure For Low Back Pain

Art Therapy Eases Teen Girls’ Stress Headaches

 

For show notes and references to for the stories, check out my website at: https://www.drhowardsmith.com/aug-2019-2nd-week-health-news

 

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