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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.

Mar 30, 2019

Vidcast: https://youtu.be/_eha4PyY5O0

Published in October, 2018

The position of those dreaded calorie count numbers on a menu determine their effect on our food choices.

#calories #dieting #restaurants #menu

 


Mar 30, 2019

Vidcast: https://youtu.be/VKTvqhKr668

Published in October, 2018

There is no known gene for bullying, and studies show that it is a behavior learned often by imitation. 

#Parenting #bullying #bully #imitation


Mar 30, 2019

Vidcast -https://youtu.be/oaVx_NINt8Y

Published in October, 2018

Regular consumption of coffee by women reduces the risk of an annoying dermatitis.

#Coffee #skin #dermatitis #rosacea


Mar 30, 2019

Vidcast: https://youtu.be/Um4_I-3NiP8

Published in October, 2018

The American Academy of Pediatrics now permits pediatricians to expel unvaccinated children and families from their practices.

#vaccinedeniers #antivaxx #pediatrician #AAP


Mar 30, 2019

Vidcast: https://youtu.be/5SG86iEupkk

Published in October, 2018

Stomach acid reducing drugs, proton pump inhibitors, frequently used to treat reflux, gastritis, and ulcer have a potentially dangerous side effect.

#protonpumpinhibitors #reflux #osteoporosis #gastritis #ulcer