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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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.