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DR. HOWARD SMITH ONCALL

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.

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.

May 26, 2016

Drinking diet drinks daily during pregnancy increases the risk of infant obesity.

Video podcast:

http://youtu.be/FnySRRnqXug


May 22, 2016

Children who snore have reduced sleep quality and reduced intellectual capacity.  These is medical as well as surgical help.

Video Podcast:

https://youtu.be/LuLuf8ucLa8


May 9, 2016

Breastfeeding and breast milk make an important contribution to the development of a baby's GI tract.

Video podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZsXLB2a6sQ


May 4, 2016

Women smoking during their pregnancies have babies with genetic errors.

Video podcast:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YG9hWL95FV8