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Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop Dead At 96
2013-02-26 20:56:22

Dr. C. Everett Koop, a pioneer in helping to change the attitude about smoking in the US, died at the age of 96 on Monday.

2011-07-26 07:25:00

SALEM, Ore., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life is changing for motivational speaker David A.

2011-06-08 07:05:00

SALEM, Ore., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Live like you were dying" isn't a lyric to a country standard. It's a way of life for motivational speaker David A. Koop, author of "CANCER - It's a Good Thing I Got It!" a new cancer memoir that offers his reflections on life before and after cancer.

2011-03-31 06:00:00

Paper Gives Details of One of the Most Significant Public Health Battles in History WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's war against AIDS began 30 years ago with a report that five gay men in Los Angeles were dying from Pneumocystis Carinii pneumonia, a disease so rare that a handful of cases in a single year is like an epidemic.

2007-08-20 12:02:45

The Pepsi Bottling Group (NYSE: PBG) has been awarded the C. Everett Koop National Health Award for its comprehensive employee wellness program, "Healthy Living". The Koop Award, named after the former U.S.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.