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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.

Apr 6, 2020

 

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/Uj_TiSZN1v4

 

Cold brew coffee is the latest fad but it contains fewer of the antioxidants that help us prevent heart disease, stroke, cancer, respiratory ills, and neurologic deterioration.  Researchers at Philadelphias Thomas Jefferson University studied hot and cold brews of light...


Apr 6, 2020

Vidcast:   https://youtu.be/pnIqIxyUzA8

 

Those infected with CoVid19 but asymptomatic could spew virus as they speak.  Aerosol engineers at UCDavis raise this possibility as the result of their studies of respiratory particles generated by speech.

 

Their studies reveal that particles spring from lung fluids, waft up...


Apr 6, 2020

 

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/LYEluacRGEI

 

Cellex of North Carolina has developed the first rapid test for CoVid19 antibodies circulating in the bloodstream.  This test is 95% accurate, delivers a result in 15-20 minutes, and has won FDA emergency use authorization. The Mayo Clinic developed its own antibody...


Apr 6, 2020

 

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/KEvEg0yTHgk

 

Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin or Zithromax, currently being tested as both prophylaxis and therapy for CoVid19 infections, work together to induce dangerous electrocardiographic changes.  This the conclusion of NYU cardiac electrophysiologists studying 84 CoVid19 patients...


Apr 6, 2020

 

Vidcast:  https://youtu.be/wEDQ78_nlZU

 

Hydroxychloroquine with added azithromycin (Zithromax) eradicates CoVid19 virus in the blood of infected patients even better than hydroxychlorquine alone.  A pre-published preliminary French study followed 36 CoVid19 patients hospitalized for treatment in Marseilles.

 

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