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Trump Fires Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Known For Labeling Gun Violence As Threat To Public Health

The New York Daily News reports: Continuing its federal shakeups, the Trump administration dismissed Obama-appointed U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Friday. Murthy was relieved of his duties effective immediately, and his position will be temporarily filled by Deputy Surgeon General Sylvia Trent-Adams as the White House looks for a replacement, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said …

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Quote Of The Day – Vivek Murthy

“Being gay is not a disorder. Being transgender is not a malady that requires a cure. Had I been Leelah Alcorn’s physician, I would have told her exactly that. And that’s the message I want other doctors, nurses, health professionals, and public health leaders to help get out to parents and children who may be confronting these issues.” – Surgeon …

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We Have A Surgeon General

Via the Washington Post: President Obama’s pick to serve as the next surgeon general was confirmed Monday evening more than a year and half after being nominated, the first of nearly a half dozen of the president’s picks set for confirmation this week as Democrats prepare to cede control of the U.S. Senate. Senators voted 51 to 43 to confirm …

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American Family Association: The Federal Government Needs To Call For Abstinence From All Gay Sex

Responding to a new Surgeon General report that even one cigarette could spur fatal heart attacks in some people, the American Family Association hate group says that it’s time that the government issues similar warnings about gay sex. Because that first cock you suck can be the one that kills you. What the surgeon general did not say but should …

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Obama Picks New Surgeon General

Later today President Obama will name Dr. Regina Benjamin as the nation’s Surgeon General. Benjamin has a reputation as a champion of the poor and uninsured. That was likely a factor in Obama’s decision as he continues press for health care reform. A decade ago, the New York Times called her “angel in a white coat,” a country doctor who …

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