AP (Jan. 10, 2014) In January 1964, the US Surgeon General issued the first government report linking smoking to disease and death. It ushered in an era of regulation that fifty years later has helped to cut the ... watch video
Newsy (Apr. 18, 2015) Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released a video with Elmo to promote vaccinations. The video was released the same day the measles outbreak ended.
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Nov. 30, 2015 Using a mobile MRI truck, researchers followed runners for 4,500 kilometers through Europe to study the physical limits and adaptation of athletes over a 64-day period, according to new ... read more
July 2, 2015 Cancer survivors who smoke report fewer negative opinions about smoking, have more barriers to quitting, and are around other smokers more often than survivors who had quit before or after their ... read more
Dec. 10, 2014 Cigarette smoking generates as much as $170 billion in annual health care spending in the United States, according to a new study. The study found that taxpayers bear 60 percent of the cost of ... read more
Dec. 9, 2014 Despite significant drops in smoking rates, cigarettes continue to cause about three in ten cancer deaths in the United States, a study has found. "Reducing smoking prevalence as rapidly as ... read more
Feb. 13, 2014 Quitting smoking is associated with an improvement in mental health in comparison with continuing to smoke, suggests a study. It is well known that stopping smoking substantially reduces major health ... read more