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2010-12-09 13:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Cheryl G. Healton, DrPH, President and CEO of Legacy on the U.S. Surgeon General's Report: The public health community has long contended that cigarettes are the only products that can kill you when used as directed. Today, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin released A Report of the Surgeon General: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease, confirming the toxic effect that tobacco products have on the 46 million...

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2010-12-09 09:05:00

Just one cigarette, or even limited exposure to someone else's secondhand smoke, could be enough to cause severe medical problems, including cardiovascular disease, the US Surgeon General claims in a new report released on Thursday. The report, which is entitled 'How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease' and is the 30th tobacco-related report released by the Surgeon General's office since 1964, "substantiates the evidence that there...

2010-12-09 07:16:00

Report Underscores Need for Urgent Action by Public and Policy Makers to Protect Health WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) The U.S. Surgeon General's report released today provides dramatic new evidence that smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke cause immediate harm to the human body, triggering physical changes...

2010-10-13 07:05:00

DALLAS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood Warmer, announced this week that Paul K. Carlton, Jr., M.D., Lt. General, USAF (Ret) has joined its advisory board. The Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer is a patented medical device that is being used by U.S. hospitals and military and emergency responders around the globe to lessen the effects of fluid-induced hypothermia. "We are very excited to welcome Lt. General...

2010-10-01 12:51:00

Event Recognizes 10th Anniversary of Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 110 oral health supporters convened for an event on Capitol Hill on September 29 to recognize the 10th Anniversary of the Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health in America and to acknowledge the leaders, policies, and public-private partnerships that are working to address the significant unmet need that many rural and inner-city communities face in access to...

2010-08-11 13:20:00

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The fitness and wellness experts at Red Mountain Resort & Spa, which offers the most extensive hiking program in the Southwest, are working with national fitness expert Pam Peeke MD, MPH to prepare the Surgeon General for the walk of a lifetime. Dr. Regina Benjamin will be hiking the Grand Canyon, Rim-to-Rim, the week of September 5. The hike into America's greatest national park is a continuation of the Surgeon General's Walks for a Healthy...

2010-07-20 12:20:00

Dr. Oz, CNN's Soledad O'Brien, Director Spike Lee, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, RNC Chair Michael Steele, Actor Boris Kodjoe, Gospel Legend CeCe Winans and Google Executive David Drummond among Convention Headliners WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will hold its 35th Annual Convention and Career Fair July 28-Aug. 1 in San Diego, Calif. In traditional NABJ fashion, this year's convention brings some of the...

2010-03-10 11:23:00

ALBANY, N.Y., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- James J. Gozzo, Ph.D., President of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, announced today that U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., has agreed to serve as the College's 2010 commencement speaker. Dr. Benjamin is the 18th Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service. As "America's Doctor," she helps protect and advance the health of the nation through educating the public and advocating for effective disease...

2010-03-10 07:45:00

Regina Benjamin, MD, to outline priorities as Surgeon General WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD, knows first-hand the connection doctors and patients need in order to address tough chronic health threats. Benjamin will discuss her priorities as Surgeon General in a keynote address at the Stakeholder's Summit of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) at 10 a.m. on March 30 in Washington, DC. "As Surgeon General, I want to...

2010-02-24 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin today announced a collaboration with Microsoft HealthVault that will provide new features and expand access to My Family Health Portrait, a free Internet-based resource. This resource enables consumers to easily record their family health history and integrate the information stored in their My Family Health Portrait profile into a personal HealthVault account. In addition, these users will also be...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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