Recent Examples of surgeon general from the Web
By the time this device was patented, cigarette labels had to include a surgeon general’s warning and cigarette ads were banned on TV and the radio.
The lawsuit claims three employees and board members, including a then-U.S. surgeon general, were involved in the experiments.
Because of Adams’ work there on AIDS prevention, infant mortality and other health issues, Pence advocated for President Donald Trump to nominate him as surgeon general.
Lyssa, a dyed-in-the-wool liberal who attended prep school with the nation’s first lady, has just been nominated by the president (a Democrat policy wonk of a hunk who sounds an awful lot like Bill Clinton) to become his surgeon general.
The offense should come with a surgeon general’s warning.
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: the chief medical officer of a branch of the military or of a public health service
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