Koop endowed the office of Surgeon General with important powers to influence public health
This week, the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee launched a month-long campaign enlisting everyone — not just moms — to increase breast-feeding rates
That breast-feeding is good for mom and baby is old news, which is why U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin didn’t focus on that when she issued her first “Call to Action” last week.
There are fewer and fewer places where smokers can light up these days, with smoking bans being instituted by governments and private companies in virtually every public place, from offices and airplanes to bars and restaurants.