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The U.S. Surgeon General will give the commencement address at Hampton University's graduation ceremony May 12. Dr. Regina Benjamin will be the university's 143rd commencement speaker and will receive an honorary doctor of science degree at the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general. Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
Q13 FOX News reporterU.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin held a town hall meeting Thursday at the University of Washington to discuss with young adults from the Pacific Northwest how best to prevent smoking among the young. “It’s hard,” Benjamin told...
Federal officials are replacing the food pyramid with a full plate — and while experts say that the new approach is an imperfect solution, it's a vast improvement on the much-maligned My Pyramid. At a news conference Thursday morning, First Lady...
Daily American Staff WriterClara Hinton, Somerset County tobacco educator, said she isn't shocked by a surgeon general's report that many teenagers are smoking cigarettes and using smokeless tobacco. "We had incredible programs in place, then funding was cut," she said. "Meanwhile...
I applaud the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's move to improve supports for breastfeeding women and their babies, both in the hospital and following discharge ("Maryland seeks to improve support for mothers to breast-feed," Feb. 11)....
Channel 2 NewsFacebook's popularity, its pervasive growth and ability to connect people instantly everywhere gives the behemoth the title of world's leading social network. "Social" has been social media networking to this point. But a new partnership with the...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelU.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin spoke to health professionals, health ministry leaders and media at the Lake Mary Marriott Hotel Saturday, to kick off the Health Summit, an annual meeting sponsored by the Health Ministries of the Seventh Day...
New Go4Life campaign focuses on fitness for older adults -- for slower aging and better health Introduced by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Go4Life campaign encourages sedentary older adults to reap health benefits by making physical...
The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton hosted more than 400 visitors Oct. 2 for its annual Sea Services Pilgrimage. Members of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine, along with family members and friends, gathered at the...
KTLA NewsNAACP 102nd Convention Timeline July 23 – 28, 2010 Starts: July 23, 2010, 9:00 AM Ends: July 28, 2010, 11:00 PM Location: Los Angeles Convention Center The NAACP Annual Convention is the largest gathering of its kind in the country. An estimated 8,000...
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