Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Surgeon General 1,423 headlines found


Sen. Murkowski Lifts 'Frankenfish' Hold On FDA Chief Nominee ($$)

The pile of holds on the confirmation of Dr. Robert M. Califf to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was reduced slightly on Thursday, when Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she was lifting her hold because her concerns regarding labeling for gen
added Feb 12, 2016 15:48

warner series: a conversation with the u.s. surgeon general

Truth Initiative will be hosting U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy for an engaging conversation about our nation's health. Dr. Murthy firmly believes that our nation's greatest asset has always been its people.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:22

‘Smoking and Health’ report issued by Surgeon General

Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued "Smoking and Health," a report which concluded that "cigarette smoking contributes substantially to mortality from certain specific diseases and to the overall dea
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 21:34

STAMATO: Big Tobacco, trade and the legal assault on foreign nations

How in good conscience can we help Big T fight the efforts of nations to limit smoking and tobacco sales? Big Tobacco will not go away. This is an industry that has declared war on those trying to protect the public's health. Every progressive step we c
added Oct 20, 2015 09:32

[Connecticut] The Ongoing Battle Against Tobacco

Vivek Murthy made an appearance Thursday morning at Gateway Community College...applauded New Haven for their effective efforts on combatting tobacco through the city’s construction of a three-part plan to help eradicate the use of tobacco products throug
The Charger Bulletin (University of New Haven)
added Sep 23, 2015 19:18

[New York] CARMONA: E-cigarette hysteria is hazardous to your health

PHE concluded electronic-cigarette use is likely to be around 95 percent less harmful to health than smoking.... The time has come for such responsible companies within this industry (with one of whom I am now affiliated), and the government and public he
New York Post
added Sep 22, 2015 21:13

[Minnesota] CARMONA: Proposed ban on flavored tobacco in Minneapolis is counterproductive

to ban sales of flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores is contrary to the principles of good public health policy, ignores scientific evidence and could have the unintended consequence of keeping current smokers smoking — and dying.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 2, 2015 20:42

In a First, Shareholders Vote on Tobacco Depictions in Movies with As You Sow/Trinity Health Proposal at Time Warner / U.S. Surgeon General: Stronger Policies Could Save 1,000,000 Lives

Time Warner, parent company of Warner Bros. movie studio, has become the first company to hold a shareholder vote on smoking in movies. The resolution was submitted by shareholder advocacy non-profit As You Sow and non-profit healthcare provider Trinity H
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2015 12:11

Surgeon General Calls Out Atlanta Airport’s Smoking Lounges

A tweet, posted by Dr. Vivek Murthy, shows him standing in front of an airport smoking lounge sign. His face is stoic. His thumb points down. The tweet reads:"#MadMen ended, and this should, too. World's busiest airport can be its healthiest. Make #ATL a
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added May 19, 2015 08:48

GLANTZ: New Surgeon General says getting smoking out of kid movies would save 1 million kids’ lives

On April 22, 2015, Vivek H. Murthy took the oath of office to serve as US Surgeon General for the next four years. His wide-ranging speech...Murthy has reminded everyone that getting smoking out of youth-rated films (i.e., R rating films with smoking) w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:49
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines