Latest Surgeon General of the United States Stories

2009-10-30 10:59:00

Dr. Benjamin is inspiration to girls considering health and science careers. Nation needs voice of the Surgeon General as country responds to H1N1 and moves towards health reform. WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-07-13 18:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on President Obama's appointment of Dr. Regina Benjamin as Surgeon General of the United States."Dr.

2009-07-13 15:25:00

President Barack Obama’s pick on Monday for the new US surgeon general is a rural Alabama family physician that has pledged to help support his healthcare reform agenda.

2008-10-01 03:00:06

By Anonymous In memoriam FORMER U.S. Surgeon General Julius B. Rich- mond, MD, MS, a pediatrician and child develop- ment specialist, died July 27 of cancer at his home in Brookline, Mass. He was 91.

2008-07-08 18:00:09

To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Danielle Davis, +1-312-861-5240, Danielle.Davis@mslpr.com, for Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation BELLEVUE, Wash., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when questions surround the U.S.

2007-10-30 06:00:00

By Johnson, Barry L OK-Let's start with a little quiz. Who is the current Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service? And as a corollary, what is the U.S.

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
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.