140Jan 15, 2013
Mental Health Issues
Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, Connecticut Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT), and others talked about mental health and addiction. They ...
98Jan 15, 2013
Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles
Panelists talked about ways to promote healthy lifestyles.They discussed some of the social factors that can influence health, and preventive measures that could lower medical costs. Chelsea ...
262Oct 23, 2008
Childhood Obesity in America
Rear Admiral Galson made opening remarks before a panel of former surgeons general discussed the epidemic of childhood obesity. They made recommendations for reversing and preventing this ...
36Apr 3, 2007
Future Health Challenges
Former Centers for Disease Control directors discussed the topic, “Protecting the Nation’s Health: Major Challenges of the 21st Century.” Among the topics they addressed were the ...
64Apr 14, 2006
Book Discussion on Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities
David Satcher and Rubens Pamis talked about their book Multicultural Medicine and Health Disparities, published by McGraw-Hill Professional. In the book they argue that racial ...
57Oct 25, 2004
U.S. Public Health Policy
Former Surgeons General took part in a panel discussion about U.S. public health policy. They spoke about changing public health priorities, the need for sweeping reforms of the health care ...
1,095Feb 28, 2004
Strengthening the Black Family, Morning Session
Participants spoke at an annual forum titled Tavis Smiley Presents: The State of the Black Union: “Strengthening the Black Family: Preserving the African American Imprint on America,” ...
18Aug 12, 2003
National Health Insurance Proposal
Former surgeons general talked about the need for reforming federal health and medical insurance. Members of Physicians for a National Health Program support a universal single-payer medical ...
125Mar 12, 2002
Mental Health After September 11
Participants talked about mental health issues following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were their experiences helping those affected by the ...
16Feb 4, 2002
Surgeon General Satcher discussed the findings of the Surgeon General’s Report. He focused on the health risks of smoking, the need for sex education in homes and schools and other health ...
12Jan 23, 2002
Bioterrorism in America
Surgeon General Satcher talked about the recent anthrax attacks in the U.S. and how public health services dealt with the attack. He focused on weaknesses in the public health system and ...
20Jan 3, 2002
Obesity in America
Surgeon General Satcher talked about his efforts to prevent and decrease obesity as well as his views on diet drugs. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.
23Oct 19, 2001
Homeland Security Issues
Director Ridge and others administration officials briefed reporters on domestic anti-terrorism efforts, the anthrax scares, and the new role of FEMA. They answered questions from members of ...
11Oct 18, 2001
Homeland Security Issues
Director Ridge and other administration officials spoke to reporters about federal responses to terrorist threats. Following brief statements they answered reporters' questions about a number ...
46Sep 28, 2001
African-Americans and the Criminal Justice System
307Sep 7, 2001
Teen and Young-Adult Suicide
Witnesses testified about the problem of teen and young-adult suicide in America, prevention programs, and other possible solutions to the problem.
25Aug 15, 2001
Mr. Satcher spoke about heart disease, the importance of exercise, and efforts to curb heart disease.
55Aug 9, 2001
Media Coverage of Suicide
Participants released recommendations for media coverage of suicide. With years of scholarly research documenting the contagion effect of media coverage of suicide, experts in behavioral ...
17Jul 3, 2001
Surgeon General's Report
The surgeon general talked about his new report, The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Sexual Health and Responsible Sexual Behavior, which includes public health statistics ...
10Jun 5, 2001
U.S. AIDS Policy
Policy makers, researchers, and community leaders talked about U.S. AIDS policy on the 20th anniversary of the discovery of the disease. They will also speak about a recent report on American ...
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