Recent Examples of surgeon general from the Web
An American Daughter,’’ a 1997 political drama about a nominee for US surgeon general who is caught up in a media frenzy, presented at Williamstown Theatre Festival two summers ago.
In 1964, the surgeon general published a sweeping report that drove home the point: smoking was a leading cause of national mortality.
But public health groups, the surgeon general's office, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worry about evidence that vaping can get teens addicted to nicotine, and will lead them to smoking cigarettes.
Addiction costs the nation $442 billion in a single year, according to the surgeon general.
And former Indiana health commissioner Jerome Adams is the surgeon general.
Her license to practice medicine in Florida has been suspended by the state surgeon general.
From The Weekly Standard: That environment explains the latest ad from the Flake campaign, which features Dr. Cristina V. Beato, the acting assistant secretary of health during Carmona's tenure as surgeon general.
But that evidence had already been presented in a surgeon general report released more than 30 years earlier.
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: the chief medical officer of a branch of the military or of a public health service
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