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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.

Dr. Smith has adopted audio and video podcasting as conduits for HEALTH NEWS YOU SHOULD USE. Based on the latest medical, health, and wellness literature these reports provide practical information you can use to keep yourself and your family healthy. Many reports have video versions, and Dr. Smith’s YouTube Channel may be found at: http://bit.ly/2rNw6XQ

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.  He is now based in New York City.

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.

Jun 9, 2021

 

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/VfshlLjMHrE

 

The FDA and Sung Hong recall Sun Hong Seafood Mushrooms.  These mushrooms are contaminated with listeria monocyogenes.  This bacterium can cause serious or fatal infections in the young, elders, or those who are immunocompromised.  Listeria may trigger miscarriages or...


Jun 9, 2021

 

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/1uAUlCVTmFA

 

The FDA and Olde Thompson LLC now recall Olde Thompson and Sun Harvest Organic Ground Coriander.  These products are contaminated with salmonella.  This bacterium causes a serious and life-threatening gastrenteritis.  If you have these products, return them to the point of...


Jun 9, 2021

 

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/1aJTM5_FIkg

 

The FDA and Banner Smoked Fish Inc. are recalling Banner and other brands of smoked fish, salads, pickled fish, and cream sauce products.  These items are contaminated with listeria monocyogenes.  This bacterium can cause serious or fatal infections in the young, elders, or...


Jun 9, 2021

 

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/9X9GbsgKfsU

 

The CPSC and Kalorik announce the recall of Kalorik Pro 1500F Electric Steakhouse Grills.  Defective electroplated grill knobs create an electric shock hazard after the grill has completed preheating.  About 3,525 of these girls were sold in the US.  Stop using this grill...


Jun 9, 2021

 

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/_ydWV0beTCs

 

The CPSC and Fisher Price are recalling the Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Rock ’n Glide Soother.  Infants placed in this device unrestrained may turn over onto their stomachs and suffocate.  About 120,000 of the 4 in 1 units were sold and 55,000 of the 2 in 1 units were sold at stores...