Stories tagged: surgeon general
Wed., May 31, 2017
Follow the science on addiction, treatment
Often support for addicts doesn’t start until they land in jail or a hospital bed. That’s a sure sign of a failed system.
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Surgeon general is removed by Trump administration, replaced by deputy for now
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2013
Retired Spokane physician remembers friend, C. Everett Koop
As the nation mourned the death of its most renowned public health administrator, one of Spokane’s most venerable retired physicians remembered the friend she once helped in medical school. That …
Fri., March 6, 2009
TV’s Sanjay Gupta ends bid for surgeon general
WASHINGTON – Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, has told network officials that he will not leave his television career to become the U.S. surgeon general, according to sources familiar …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009
Gupta tabbed for surgeon general
WASHINGTON – America’s most famous television surgeon, Sanjay Gupta, is poised to take his black bag and microphone to the White House as President-elect Barack Obama’s choice for U.S. surgeon …