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2014-03-27 23:31:46

BlackDoctor.org and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions host awards dinner to honor the nation’s leading black healthcare professionals. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 BlackDoctor.org, the leading online health resource for African Americans, will honor 20 black healthcare professionals at its inaugural "BlackDoctor.org Top Blacks in Healthcare" awards banquet on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Baltimore, MD. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr....

President Obama Nominates First Indian American As Surgeon General
2013-11-15 14:55:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online President Barack Obama today nominated a new Surgeon General of the United States, the second such nomination he has made in his nearly five years in office. Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, who is a Boston-based hospitalist and instructor, would become the newest Surgeon General if a majority of the Senate grants confirmation to Obama’s nomination. The Surgeon General of the United States is the country’s top spokesperson on matters of...

2013-06-20 23:25:17

With the resignation of Dr. Regina Benjamin, Gerard Farrell, Executive Director of the advocacy group Commissioned Officers Association of the USPHS, advises President Obama should promote an experienced, career officer to serve as the Surgeon General. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 In an e-mail to staff and her Commissioned Corps officers across the country on June 12, Dr. Regina Benjamin announced her resignation as 18th Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service. She wrote, "I will leave...

Surgeon General Warns About Youth Smoking
2012-03-08 11:54:07

The Surgeon General released a report today alongside a campaign that addresses smoking among youth and young adults. For every tobacco-related death, two people under the age 26 pick up the practice. That's the startling news outlined in today's report. The report: "Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: We Can Make the Next Generation Tobacco-Free" is accompanied by a Surgeon General video released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Office on Smoking and...

2012-02-01 20:00:00

Nation needs shift from ℠disease and illness to wellness and prevention,´ Benjamin says Orlando, Florida, United States (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 In a show of solidarity with hundreds of Seventh-day Adventist health professionals, health ministry leaders and pastors from North America this week, United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin advocated a “holistic approach” to well-being. “If we really want to change and reform healthcare in this country, we need...


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