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[New York] Surgeon general reports that smoking causes cancer in 1964

published by the Daily News on Jan. 12 1964. ... In a hard-hitting, 150,000-word report, they indicted cigarettes as the chief cause of lung cancer in men, “the most important cause” of chronic bronchitis...10-man committee includes five smokers and five
New York Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:07
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Smoking tied to cancer: Jan. 11, 1964

But the release of a report by U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry saying that smoking cigarettes could cause lung cancer is expected to have huge repercussions—so huge that President Lyndon Johnson had ordered that the announcement be delayed until this Sa
HealthCentral.com
added Jan 5, 2015 19:25
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EDITORIAL: Smoking in Florida: Progress Made, More Needed

Through the state's pioneering educational efforts, our teens are more aware of smoking's risks, and can be spared what happened to Richard Boatright...With a big budget surplus in hand, Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature should give some serious thought
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Jan 3, 2015 12:40
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LEGACY WELCOMES NEW U.S. SURGEON GENERAL DR. VIVEK MURTHY

Dr. Murthy has a commitment to improving the lives and health of all Americans, and we look forward to working with his office to address tobacco use, the number-one cause of preventable disease in the U.S. We are also hopeful that because of his interest
American Legacy Foundation
added Dec 22, 2014 17:03
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Major movie studios’ shareholders seek response to 1,000,000 deaths

shareholder advocacy organizations announced that they were filing shareholder resolutions ... “there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in the movies and the initiation of smoking among young people.” Shareholders were concerned tha
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:48
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Friday Feedback: Do We _Need_ a Surgeon General?

Sager: "A vigorous surgeon general reminds us why and how to modify behaviors that damage our health prematurely.... and plans ahead, remembering that since the then-controversial Surgeon General's report on smoking and health was issued in 1964, U.S. smo
MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2014 16:19
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Vivek Murthy, the New Surgeon General, Isn’t Afraid to Take a Stand

a Boston internist who at the age of 37 has become one of the youngest surgeons general of the United States, is a self-described dreamer and grass-roots organizer.
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:04
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US Senate Confirms Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General

Pitching strongly for Murthy's confirmation, Senator Dick Durbin praised Murthy for his dedication to fighting obesity, tobacco related diseases and other chronic diseases that account for seven out of the top 10 causes for death in America and make up f
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 06:33
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New surgeon general approved despite remarks on guns, contraception

In Senate confirmation hearings last February, Murthy said that, if confirmed, he would focus on childhood obesity, vaccinating children and driving down tobacco use in the United States. He called disease prevention "an issue I'm deeply passionate about.
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 16, 2014 06:32
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More Than 100 National Organizations Demonstrate Strong Support for Dr. Vivek Murthy as the next Surgeon General

100 national organizations - including the American Public Health Association (APHA) and Trust for America's Health (TFAH) - sent a letter to members of the Senate urging them to confirm Dr. Vivek Murthy as the next surgeon general.
PR Newswire
added Nov 13, 2014 21:02
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