What is the position of the surgeon general?

Answer The surgeon general of the United States serves the nation as the primary educator on health concerns. The office achieves this through public health awareness campaigns, scientific research and go... Read More »

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What Are the Requirements to Be a General Surgeon?

The role of a general surgeon is demanding, challenging and varied. The job includes treating a wide range of injuries and disease; a general surgeon does not specialize in one particular field. A ... Read More »

What is the average salary of a general surgeon?

The salary of a surgeon depends on what stage he is at in his career. The starting salary is over $100,000 but that will increase over a number of years. A surgeon with over 20 years' experience ca... Read More »

What year did the U.S. surgeon general declare cigarettes addictive?

Surgeon General C. Everett Coop officially declared tobacco to be an addictive substance in 1989. However, U.S. surgeon generals have almost always known about the health risks of smoking. In 1798,... Read More »

What year did the Surgeon General tell about the risk of tobacco?

The Surgeon General first warned of the health effects of cigarettes on January 11, 1964. The Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act of 1965 made it mandatory that cigarette manufacturers p... Read More »