3,540Sep 10, 2012
Participants spoke about suicide prevention efforts. They said mental health and substance abuse was a public health issue which should be confronted by destigmatizing mental illness and ...
416Aug 16, 2012
Surgeon General Benjamin Remarks
Dr. Regina Benjamin spoke at the American Podiatric Medical Association annual scientific meeting. She addressed three separate areas of health care including the importance of foot care ...
322Mar 15, 2012
Anti-Tobacco Advertising Campaign
Public health officials talked about a new federal government ad campaign against tobacco usage. Former smokers told stories in graphic detail about lost limbs and lungs and multiple heart ...
879Mar 7, 2012
Tobacco Use Among Youth
Secretary Sebelius and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin talked about the new Surgeon General report on tobacco use among youth. The report showed that youth smoking was down since the 1994 ...
313Jun 29, 2011
Health Promotion Strategy
Dr, Regina Benjamin talked about the Obama administration’s National Prevention Health Promotion Strategy. The new plan aims to increase the number of healthy Americans at every stage of ...
90Dec 9, 2010
U.S. Surgeon General Report
Surgeon General Benjamin spoke to reporters and answered questions about a report on tobacco use. The study found that as little as one puff from a cigarette can have adverse effects on a ...
1,203Aug 11, 2010
Impact of Bullying in Schools
Following prepared remarks, panelists talked about the impact of bullying in schools and various programs designed to address the problem and educate the public about the severity and ...
572Mar 30, 2010
U.S. Surgeon General on Health Care Reform
Dr. Regina M. Benjamin addressed the patient-centered primary care collaborative. She spoke about health and wellness, saying they are main priorities as surgeon general. She told ...
537Mar 4, 2010
Childhood Obesity Prevention
Witnesses testified on ways to reduce child obesity. Among the issues they addressed were the scope of the problem of childhood obesity, school lunch programs and children’s eating ...
437Jan 28, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama on Obesity
Michelle Obama, Surgeon General Benjamin and others spoke about prevention of obesity. They also focused on a new campaign led by the surgeon general that included $650 million in economic ...